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World Aids Day 2022 — Achieving Equity to End HIV

Annually on December 1, we observe World AIDS Day. As the first global health day, it is essential to reflect on the world's response to HIV/AIDS and honor the lives of those lost to AIDS-related illnesses. Today and beyond, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties is committed to...

Dec. 1, 2022

HIV Testing is Self-Care

National HIV Testing day is observed every year on June 27th. This day is an opportunity to encourage and emphasize the importance of HIV testing, which is essential to reducing HIV infections, improving health outcomes for people with HIV, and...

June 29, 2022

How Do I Tell My Partner I Have an STI?

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are normal, and treatable—even so talking to your partner about your STI status could feel a little unnerving or uncomfortable. Here are some tips on...

April 13, 2022

STI Awareness Month: Get Yourself Tested

Do I have an STI? It’s a question riddled with what-ifs and what-now’s, but don’t worry. If the thought has ever crossed your mind, you’re not the first person to question it. Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are...

April 11, 2022

Condoms Are Actually Awesome, Here’s Why

Condoms regularly get a bad (w)rap. For starters, it can feel a little bit awkward buying condoms. There’s also the age-old myth that condoms reduce sensitivity during sex (don’t worry, we’ll debunk this in a sec). But all in all, the benefits... 

Feb. 14, 2022

World AIDS Day: Stopping the Spread of HIV

World AIDS Day was first observed on December 1, 1988 and to this day is still regarded as the first global health awareness day.  As we come upon 40 years since the first reported cases of HIV-related illnesses and deaths, Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties would like to honor all...

Dec. 1, 2021

April Is Get Yourself Tested (GYT) Month!

The Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign helps young people understand that getting tested and treated for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) is quick and easy! GYT also educates about the many ways one can protect themselves against STIs, such as talking openly with partners and healthcare providers about sexual partners and types of sex they have had, using condoms correctly, and reducing...

April 28, 2021

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