A group of pastors and preacher’s from a Los Angeles church are working to prevent the spread of STDs amongst African-American women in their community by encouraging them to take at-home STD testing.
Gonorrhea and Chlamydia outbreaks have run rampant among the black female community in Los Angeles, reports YourBlackWorld.com
Public health officials are giving access to free tests and other information that will help people find out what’s going on with their bodies. If a woman takes the test, she can get her test results through a website or toll-free number. They also have workers who can give the tests out directly after meeting women who request them.”