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Reproductive Health Awareness Day

By: Health

Date(s): 
Wed, 04/07/2010 - 5:00am - 8:00am

Reproductive Health Awareness Day on Wednesday, April 7th—9:00 a.m. - Noon at the Olean Office of the Health Department.

The Health Department will be offering:

  • HIV testing,
  • Family Planning Information.

Read the Public Health Week Schedule of Events for April 5-9, 2010 from the Cattaraugus County Health Department Celebrates Public Health Week

A Healthier America: One Community at a Time

Reproductive Health Education

Reproductive Health Education Links:

Reproductive Health Testing Services

Cattaraugus County Health Department provides the following testing and examination services; Read more

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Many people think that STDs (sexually transmitted diseases) are a harmless "fact of life." Since most STDs can be cured, people think, "Doctors give you medicine and that's the end of it, right?" Well, not quite! Having an STD can increase your chances of getting HIV, the virus that fuses AIDS. Read more

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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Chlamydia

Possible Symptoms:

Discharge from vagina or penis, Painful urination, or no symptoms

Mode of Transmission:

Semen or vagina fluids

Methods of Diagnosis:

Swab test

Is It Treatable?

Yes

Is It Curable?

Yes

Possible Long-Term Effects:

Sterility, pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in women, miscarriage, premature birth, eye infection in newborns, ectopic pregnancy, transmission during birth. Read more

STD Testing and Treatment

  • Confidential interview, examination and consultation regarding STDs. Learn more about Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Treatment to persons infected with sexually transmitted diseases and follow-ups.
  • Provide follow up to all reported cases.
  • Provide education to individuals and groups.
  • Hepatitis A & B Prevention Program including education, testing and vaccination as indicated.
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