How to Protect Yourself

How to Protect Yourself

Here is the lowdown on how to prevent STDs:

In short, here are some of the most effective ways to reduce your risk of infection:

  • Be in a mutually monogamous relationship with someone who has been tested and is known to be uninfected;
  • Use condoms consistently and correctly (our condom distribution sites are located under the HIV testing widget on the sidebar —> )
  • Abstain from sexual contact (100% protection!)
  • Don’t use drugs and/or alcohol as they may affect your judgment
  • Know your status… GET TESTED! (enter your location in the testing widget on the sidebar —> )
  • Talk to your doctor about PrEP

Our office provides free condoms, lubricants, dental dams, and a wide variety of STD/HIV informational materials to the general public.  Call the Guam AIDS Hotline at 734-2437 for more information about our Program’s services and to discuss ways to help you protect yourself.

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