STI Numbers a Concern in Sioux Falls: News Conference on Thursday

What:     Falls Community Health and the South Dakota Department of Health will host a news conference to talk about rising rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the community and efforts to raise awareness and focus on prevention. 
When:  Thursday, June 29, 2017
2 p.m.
Where: Sioux Falls Health Department
521 North Main Avenue
Who:   Dr. Jennifer Tinguely, Chief Medical Officer, Falls Community Health
Dr. Lon Kightlinger, State Epidemiologist, South Dakota Department of Health
Vanessa Sweeney, Clinical Services Manager, Falls Community Health
Why: STIs (also referred to as Sexually Transmitted Diseases, or STDs) are a public health concern because they are a communicable disease. The news conference will present information on the rising rates of STIs in an effort to raise awareness and discuss the prevention of STIs.

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