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Get Tested + Know the Facts: April Is STI Awareness Month

Sexually transmitted diseases are surging across the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). In fact, rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have sharply increased since 2013. Nearly 20 million new STI infections are reported annually, and half of all new STIs are diagnosed in people younger than 25. While…

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COVID-19 Testing Site Location: Times Free Press Correction

Wednesday, April 16, a representative of the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society misspoke during a press conference when naming Cempa Community Care as a COVID-19 testing site. That is incorrect. We have neither the testing kits nor the personal protective equipment (PPE) to administer such tests. Over the past few weeks, we have, however, been operating…

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