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Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley now offers weekly health tips via cellphones! Watch "NowUKnowSex Tips" on YouTube to learn all about it.


Targeted to young people but available to anyone, Planned Parenthood Mid-Hudson Valley offers accurate, age appropriate text advice on sex and life to keep you and your family safe, healthy and well informed.

Weekly text health tips are free, although standard text message rates apply. Sign up to receive one text message a week with information on how to stay safe, healthy, and informed. Sample messages include:

  • Think your clear if you don't have symptoms? Most STDs don't show. Get tested.
  • By age 21, ALL women need a Pap test to check for cervical cancer. Talk to a doctor.

The program also offers a health center locator. If you need to find the health center nearest you, text clinic + your zip code to 61827.