The grease on sti prevention

why you should know

sti statistics

Half of all STIs occur in people 25 years of age or younger.


• One in four new STI cases occur in teenagers.


• Young people age 15-24 have five times the rate of chlamydia of the total population.

Facts of infections

infections often show no symptoms the host may not even know they have an infection.
Symptoms often show only after three weeks after being exposed to bacterial illness infections such as Chlamydia and
Gonorrhea is bacterial and can be easily fixed with antibiotics but viral infections such as HIV are incurable.

condom use

the only contraceptive method that offers both protection from venerial disease and unwanted pregnancy.


can be found cheap at drugstores,pharmacys,gas stations and widly available.


typical use failure rate 18 % in normal usage

celibacy

syphilis and genital herpes can be transmitted by skin-to-skin contact, and condoms provide very little protection.


If you dont engage in sexual acts you would not catch these diseases in the first place no risk involved


condoms will not prevent you from getting pubic lice celibacy is the the best protection.


condoms are not failsafe but celibacy is.

Help for infections

Black Creek Community Health Centre (Sheridan Mall site)
2202 Jane Street, Unit 5
Phone: (416) 249-8000
Hours (by appointment only): Tuesday 3-4 pm
Hours (drop-in only): Tuesday 4-6 pm



Crossways Clinic
2340 Dundas Street West
Phone: (416) 392-0999
Hours (drop-in only): Monday 9:30-12 pm and 2-6:30 pm; Tuesday 1-5:30 pm; Wednesday 9:30-11:30 am and 1-3:30 pm; Thursday 12-4 pm; Friday 9:30-12 pm
*Rapid HIV testing is available.