Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio provides community-based education services, pregnancy testing, and screenings for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and HIV/AIDS through several programs in the Northeast and North Central Ohio area.
This is a new Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) project in Cuyahoga County in collaboration with Recovery Resources, Care Alliance, and Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio that provides HIV prevention and testing to Black males, whether or not they are a member of the LGBTQ+ community, to encourage, empower, and promote healthy sexual decision making. More information can be found at Safe on the Scene.
In partnership with the Cleveland Department of Health Moms First program, Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio uses a mobile health unit to provide testing and education services within the Cleveland city limits. Sites where the unit will be parked are scheduled on a monthly basis so Cleveland residents will know where they can receive condoms, one-on-one reproductive and sexual health education, pregnancy testing, urine-based screening for chlamydia and gonorrhea, and rapid HIV tests.
Planned Parenthood of Greater Ohio provides special outreach to youth in the Cleveland’s Southeast neighborhoods and in the suburban cities of Bedford, Bedford Heights, Garfield Heights, Maple Heights, and Warrensville Heights. At community-based partner sites, youth in these areas can receive free age-appropriate comprehensive sexuality education and onsite health services including screenings for sexually transmitted infections and pregnancy testing. We also provide training programs for professional educators who serve youth and at-risk programs and workshops, materials, and programs for parents and caregivers.