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SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTIONS (STI)

STIs affect people of all ages, backgrounds, and from all walks of life, with the highest infection rate occurring in those 15 to 24. If not identified and managed properly, STIs can cause serious complications.

WHAT & HOW?

STIs—also known as STDs, or sexually transmitted diseases—are infections that are spread primarily through person-to-person sexual contact that involves the genitals, mouth, or anus. STIs often have no symptoms, so many people who are infected, but unaware, give the disease to someone else. STIs can also be passed from mother to child during pregnancy and childbirth.

Chances of getting an STI increase if you have more than one sex partner, or if you do not use condoms.

OUR SERVICES

All services are confidential.

  • Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) for sexual partners of a person diagnosed with an STI without the need for testing or a physical exam by a health care provider. EPT is a no-cost treatement for partners of someone diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea.
  • HIV testing and counseling

CONTACT US

Call 360-728-2235 to schedule an appointment.

To learn more about our services or to talk to someone about partner treatment, call a disease intervention specialist at 360-728-2318.

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