August 28, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

Leventhal, Ortman-Fouse Seek Info on Expanding Condom Distributon

Outgoing members of the Montgomery County Council and the school board have told school and health officials they want a condom-distribution plan, devised in the wake of a spike in sexually transmitted diseases, expanded from four high schools to all 25 Montgomery high schools. In a joint memo, Councilmember George Leventhal and school board member […]

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August 6, 2018 | Douglas Tallman

To Fight STDs, Condoms to Be Offered in Some High Schools

Health centers in Montgomery County high schools will be offering condoms to counteract the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases seen in a decade, the county Health Department announced Monday morning. The condoms are part of a prevention, education and treatment strategy, said Mary Anderson, a department spokeswoman. Chlamydia cases rose by 17.5 percent from […]

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February 16, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

Dennis Avenue Health Center to Move in March (PHOTO)

The Dennis Avenue Health Center will move to its newly constructed building on March 5. The new building is  located at 2000 Dennis Avenue in Silver Spring. According to a news release, services for the center will be suspended from Friday, March 4 to Wednesday, March 9, while equipment and supplies are moved and set-up. […]

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