1. Especially common among 15-24 year olds, Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) that can infect both men and women. It can cause infections in the genitals, rectum, and throat. Sometimes it’s referred to as “the clap.”

 

  1. Know the signs to look for. Check here for a list of symptoms, BUT also know that many times this infection can occur and be spread without obvious symptoms. This is why it’s so important to be tested.

 

  1. Gonorrhea is becoming increasingly resistant to antibiotics, so be sure to get tested and treated by a licensed medical professional if you believe you may have been exposed to this STD.

 

  1. If you or a friend experience an unexpected pregnancy and are looking to schedule an abortion procedure, be sure to get tested for STI’s/STD’s first with a panel that includes a gonorrhea screening. Without treatment prior to an abortion, your future and your health are at risk.

 

  1. We’re here for you with free STD screenings and treatment for women who are planning to have an abortion. Same-day appointments may be available.
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