World Contraception Day and the Importance of Protection

Tomorrow, September 26, is World Contraception Day. The mission is to spread the word about the multitude of contraceptive methods so young people can make informed decisions about their sexual and reproductive health. Studies show most young adults find out about sex and contraception through their friends, family, and health care providers. Ask your doctor any questions you might have, and don't be afraid to discuss them with friends and family. Be there for one another by staying educated and safe. There are many different types of contraceptives out there today and knowing the pros and cons of each can be daunting. But Your-Life has made it easy to get started! Their "Which Contraception is Right for Me?" quiz will give you a good place to start. Their website is…
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TODAY is the last day to donate to Caring Communities through Raise the Region 2018! Click here to support us!

AIDS, Blog, Caring Communities, HIV, STDs
Click here to make a donation to Caring Communities through Raise the Region! What is Raise the Region®? “Raise the Region® is a unique, online giving event that provides an opportunity for people who care about their community to come together and raise as much money as possible for local nonprofits in 30-hours - starting at 6:00 pm on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 and ending at midnight on Thursday, March 15, 2018. All gifts will be processed through the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. Blaise Alexander Family Dealerships have committed $150,000 to be applied to each donation as stretching funds to help leverage credit card donations received via during this event.  Monetary prizes will also be awarded to nonprofit organizations throughout the event.”
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Upcoming Public Testing

Caring Communities, Department of Health, HIV, STDs, Transmission
Upcoming Public Testing Venues Testing begins at 10:30 pm! Heat Bar and Nightclub – March 3, 2017 12 Penny Saloon – March 4, 2017 Venture Lounge -- March 10, 2017 Heat Bar and Nightclub – March 24, 2017 12 Penny Saloon – March 25, 2017 Public Testing for Students Times vary. Contact university health services for more information.  Wilkes University — March 14, 2017 Penn State University – Hazleton Campus – March 16, 2017 Penn State University -- Wilkes-Barre Campus -- March 16, 2017 Misericordia University — March 21, 2017 Bloomsburg University – March 24, 2017
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