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Don’t LOL About HPV

Published: October 8, 2015

Having sex can put you at risk for several STDs, including HPV. Yikes! HPV (human papillomavirus) is the most common sexually transmitted virus.

Did you know that currently 79 million men and women have HPV? It is important to know all of the facts about HPV so that you can protect yourself, and your partner, from getting it.

3 Myths About STDs

Published: February 25, 2015

There is a lot of false information out there when it comes to sex and STDs. We take on three common sex myths and explain why they aren't true.

Getting Tested isn’t Just for Cheaters and Players

Published: October 30, 2014

If you haven’t done anything risky, why would you need to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), right? You’ve been faithful, so you shouldn’t have a reason to need to get checked.

Fulton's Coach Rob Black has a message for Knox County teens

Published: October 15, 2014

Coach Rob Black wants Knox County teens to think about their future.

Pee in a cup, it doesn’t hurt

Published: March 31, 2014

Heard about the infamous "cue tip" STD test? Luckily, there is a much easier, and less painful, option now. 

What your need to know about birth control

Published: January 9, 2014

The consequences of sex can be very serious and your parents (or trusted adult) might be able to help you make a healthier decision for your body and your future. However, one day you may need to choose a birth control method that works for your lifestyle.

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Teen Health Week!

The past week was Teen Health Week! Teen Health Week was created for teens to become more involved and aware of the health issues that they face all around the world.

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Real Talk:
Get Vaccinated

Getting routine shots from your doctor is never fun, but getting HPV is worse.

Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.