Life’s Choices, 443 W. Main St. in Kutztown, is now offering STD tests for those in our communities.
The tests and treatment are provided at no cost to the individual. The tests that are being offered at Life’s Choices are for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea, two of the most common STD’s. It is our goal to not only provide test and treatment but to educate. We share ways to reduce the risk as well as protect the individual. We are concerned about the whole person. We are here to promote healthy relationships and hearts as well as physical health.
The month of April is nationally recognized as STD awareness month. Nearly 20 million new cases of STD’s occur annually in the United States, which can cause serious health complications years after infection. Approximately two-thirds of person who acquire STD’s are under age 25.
Tests will be available during their hours of operation which are Monday through Thursday 11 to 5. For appointment call 610-683-8000 or text 484-256-9890. All services are free and confidential.
We will also be offering tests followed up by treatment the following week on a monthly basis at our Hamburg location at 322 B. State Street. For dates and times call 484-660-3526.
For more information on Life’s Choices and the other services they provide; visit their website at www.lifeschoiceskutztown.org or www.lifeschoiceshamburg.org.