National Men’s Health Week, June 12 – 18 Continue reading Planned Parenthood Is for Men, Too
Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) rates are increasing in California. Continue reading Sexually-Transmitted Infections: Get Tested!
HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, is most often transmitted through sex or used needles. Continue reading Know Your PrEP and nPEP
April is Get Yourself Tested (GYT) month and Planned Parenthood is celebrating! Continue reading Get Yourself Tested Month — New Videos
The number of STD cases — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis — is at a 20-year high in California. Continue reading Use Those Condoms!
Of those in the U.S. who are infected with the HIV virus, one in eight people don’t know they have it, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Continue reading Get tested–and protected
Our educators, Karen and Hillary, are back at it again—explaining what it’s like to Get Yourself Tested (GYT) pop-quiz style.
To make an appointment for STI testing or treatment, make an appointment online or call 1.888.743.PLAN.
So you think you may have been exposed to HIV. Now what do you do? If you weren’t already taking PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) – medications that prevent HIV from taking hold in your body – there is still a way to prevent HIV now that you’ve been exposed to it.
Although HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment has made leaps and bounds throughout the last decade, the CDC reports that 1.2 million people in the United States live with HIV today and 14 percent don’t even know they’re infected. On top of all this, the CDC estimates 50,000 people are infected each year.