The Walk-in Centre at Canberra Hospital has been in touch to let you all know they’re now doing free Chlamydia screenings:
Free Chlamydia screening for 16 – 30 year olds is on offer in the Walk-in Centre from 13 August 2012.
This will be offered for approximately 3 months.
Approximately 5% of 16 to 30 year olds may have Chlamydia.
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More than half these young people may not know they have contracted this sexually transmitted infection.
If undetected or untreated Chlamydia may result in infertility in males and females, ectopic pregnancy, epididymitis, pelvic inflammatory disease, and chronic pelvic pain.
From Monday 13 August 2012 free Chlamydia screening for 16 -30 year old clients will be offered.
This offer has been funded for a defined period of time and will be conducted in collaboration with Canberra Sexual Health.
For further information please contact Michelle Lambert in the Walk-in Centre on 61745675.