“The nurse was wonderful, kind, compassionate and explained everything very well.” — First Care Clinic client 2016
What causes STIs and STDs? How common are they? How do you get STIs and STDs? What is the difference between an STI and an STD? If I had sex with someone who has an infection, am I going to get it? Do you always have symptoms if you are infected? How can I prevent myself from getting an STI or an STD?
At First Care Clinic we can provide you with:
- A risk assessment to know if you are at risk for an STI/STD
- Education on all the most common STIs/STDs
- Answers to your questions
- A medical evaluation
- A plan to eliminate your risk of acquiring an STI/STD
Knowing more about how STIs and STDs are transmitted, what they can look like, and how to reduce or prevent your risk of getting one, is the first step to leading a more healthy lifestyle. If you think you may be at risk for an STI or STD you should be tested. First Care Clinic offers free STI/STD testing and treatment for women.
Are you an educator or youth leader? First Care Clinic offers evidence-based presentations given by nurses about sexually transmitted infections. Find out how you can bring a nurse to your school for an STI presentation. Contact Tanis via email or call 608-259-1606 ext. 206.