Free STD Testing Being Offered at UCFHealth, Safety — By Staff on April 11, 2012 at 11:09 am Tweet
The health department along with Hope and Help Center, and the Orange Blossom Family Health Center will be offering free Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, rapid HIV, and Syphilis testing at UCF today, from 10:00a.m. to 3:00p.m., in lieu of STD Awareness Month.
Nearly 75 students were already lined up at the Student Union awaiting the free test. Anyone who wants to get tested can go Student Union.
“Most STDs are easily diagnosed and treated, but they often have no symptoms and go undetected. When not found or treated, the disease continues to spread and can impact the health of others,” said Dr. Kevin M Sherin, Director of the Orange County Health Department.
The Health Department has set up several other free testing location this month. Check out the rest of the locations below:
April 11, 2012 from 9:30am – 2:00pm- La Esperanza Apartments, 5900 Park Hamilton Blvd.Orlando
April 12, 2012 from 6:00pm – 9:00pm- L.A. Fitness, 1560 E. Silver Star, Ocoee
April 14, 2012 from 9:00am – 3;00pm- Walgreens, 2550 N. Hiawassee Rd. Orlando
April 18, 2012 from 4:00pm – 6:00pm- YMCA, 870 N. Hastings St. Orlando
April 21, 2012 from 9:00am – 3:00pm- Sam’s Club, 7810 W. Colonial Dr. Ocoee
April 25, 2012 from 4:00pm – 7:00pm- Timberleaf Apartments, 5435 Timberleaf Blvd. Orlando
April 28, 2012 from 9:00am – 3:00pm- Walmart, 2500 S. Kirkman Rd. Orlando