Gonorrhea, Herpes, HIV, Clamidya, Genital Warts, and some forms of Syphilis and Hepatitis B
*65 million Americans have an incurable std*20 million new cases each year, about half of which occur among youth ages 15-24 years.*According to CDC, 1.1 million people in the US are living with HIV, and 1 in 7 of them don’t know it.*Herpes infection is common. About 1 in 8 people aged 14-49 in the U.S. has genital herpes.*CDC estimates that undiagnosed STIs cause 24,000 women to become infertile each year.
RISK FACTORS INCLUDE:*more than on sex partner*has sex with someone who has more than one partner*does not practice safe sex*trades sex for money*share needles when using drugs
REDUCE RISKS OF STD'S BY:*Talking to your partner *using protection such as condoms*get tested*limit to one sex partner*Abstinence
Where can I get help?NC Urgent Walk-In Clinics, Hickory Location,2208 Hwy 70 SE828-404-3656Local Health Department