World Contraception Day and the Importance of Protection

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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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Pride on the Mountain

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Rain was steady, but that didn’t stop attendees from showing up and jumping in at Pride on the Mountain on September 8, 2018. This year’s Pride, organized by the NEPA Rainbow Alliance, had a wonderful turnout despite less-then-ideal weather. The family-friendly event was set at Mountain Mountain’s water park with music provided by M80, a local cover band. While many Pride-goers tended to stick to tents and under awnings, some still donned their bathing suits and jumped in the lazy river, full of Rainbow Alliance beach balls, enjoying a relaxing day on the mountain. Mid-afternoon was set aside for a drag show. Queens and Kings huddled just off stage, excited to share their performances with the eager crowd. First up was Buster Highman, who also had the honor of passing…
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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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