From Racine County Eye:
By Denise Lockwood in Business, Government · July 28, 2015
"In an effort to reduce the number of people who get sexually transmitted diseases, the Racine Health Department
is kicking off an awareness campaign called 'Take Control: Your Body,
Your Health,' which includes handing out free condoms in bars and barber
"Racine County ranks fifth in the state for the number of people that have chlamydia, and it ranks fourth highest in the state for gonorrhea.
In the city, one out of 100 residents contracted an STD in 2014. Young
adults ages 21 to 29 years-old consistently ranked high in having STDs.
“'Stopping the spread of STDs is our number one priority,' said
Dottie-Kay Bowersox, public health administrator for the City of Racine
Health Department. 'Getting people tested and treated before passing a
disease on to a partner is a proven approach to reducing the burden of
STDs and keeping our community healthy.'
"The goal of the campaign is to increase the use of the Racine Health
Department STD clinic by 10 percent, and to prevent and stop the spread
of STDs, according to a press release by the Racine Health Department."
Read more: http://racinecountyeye.com/city-bars-and-barber-shops-to-hand-out-free-condoms/
I don't go to bars or barbershops. Where's my free condoms?
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