SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED INFECTION (STI) TESTING

110 MILLION

AMERICANS WITH AN STI (1 in 4)

50 PERCENT

OCCUR IN YOUNG ADULTS AGES 15-24

$100 AVERAGE

FEE FOR 2 STI TESTS w OFFICE VISIT

PIC WILL OFFER THIS SERVICE FOR FREE TO CLIENTS

STI TESTING IS ANOTHER MEANS OF REACHING THE GOAL OF MAKING OURSELVES KNOWN. AS WE MAKE OUR SERVICES AVAILABLE TO MORE MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY, OUR CHANCES OF REACHING THE ABORTION-MINDED WOMAN INCREASE. PROVIDING SERVICES BEFORE A CRISIS ALLOWS A RELATIONSHIP TO START SO THAT WHEN, OR IF, THE NEED ARISES WE ARE A RESOURCE WOMEN CAN TURN TO. MANY WOMEN ARE CONCERNED ABOUT UNPLANNED PREGNANCIES, BUT FORGET THE POSSIBILITY OF AN STI. A GREAT NUMBER OF MEN AND WOMEN WHO WALK THROUGH OUR DOORS HAVE NOT BEEN TESTED FOR STI'S. THIS FREE SERVICES WILL HELP INDIVIDUALS GET THE CARE THEY NEED TO HEAL PHYSICALLY, AND WILL ALSO PROVIDE US WITH THE OPPORTUNITY TO EDUCATE THEM AND BE HERE FOR THEM IN THE FUTURE SHOULD THEY NEED US.