Safe Sex Campaign offers free STD screenings today - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Safe Sex Campaign offers free STD screenings today

JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

An event called "The Safe Sex Campaign Kick Off" is being held at Jackson Medical Mall beginning at noon and lasting until 3:00 pm.

Health professionals are providing free HIV and Syphilis testing for the community.

STD counselors are also there to provide education on safe sex and encouraging abstinence.

Mississippi Department of Health says that 43% of new HIV cases from 2012 are among 25-44 year olds.

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