Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Schools in the District of Columbia will offer testing for sexually transmitted diseases to all high school students in the coming school year. The move amounts to an expansion of a pilot program conducted last year at eight high schools found that 13 percent of about 3,000 students tested positive for an STD. About 12,000 students attend public high schools in the District.

1 Comment:

  1. SKM said...
    With the highest rate of chlamydia in the country, DC officials should be applauded for offering this important preventive care to sexually active teenagers.

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