Sexual Health Resources
GYT: Get Yourself Tested!
Nationally and locally, there has been a rise in Chlamydia rates among young people. Many STIs, like chlamydia, are frequently asymptomatic, so you don't know for sure if you are STI-free without getting tested.
- STI testing should be completed at least once a year if you are sexually active and have no symptoms.
- More frequent testing is recommended if you have symptoms, new or multiple sexual partners, inconsistent condom use (outside of a monogamous relationship), recent STI diagnosis, and other high risk behaviors.
Click here for info about STI testing services offered at Student Health.
Other resources about STIs include:
Free HIV/STI Testing
Free Condoms & Sexual Health Services
- All enrolled VCU students can use the Well's Condom Concierge program to order free condoms.
- Click on the following link for information about local programs offering free sexual health services, such as free birth control, STI testing, HPV vaccines, and preventative women's health exams (such as breast and cervical cancer screening).
Questions about Birth Control?
Schedule an appointment at Student Health to learn about birth control options and other women's health services that are offered. For detailed information about options, click on the link above. Also check out the Well for more info about sexual health, birth control, and STIs.
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