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Infectious Disease Physicians of Chattanooga
725 Glenwood Dr Suite 484
Chattanooga, TN
Services
HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable),
Organization Type
Doctor

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Tennessee Department of Health(CEDS)
Communicable and Environmental Disease Services 540 McCallie Ave., Suite 45
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Referral Services
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Southside Community Health Center
(423) 778-2700
Erlanger Health System 100 E 37th St
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department(TNDH)
(423) 209-8000
921 E Third St.
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

Tennessee Department of Health(CEDS)
Communicable and Environmental Disease Services 540 McCallie Ave., Suite 45
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Family Planning and Reproductive Services,HIV Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Referral Services
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

Chattanooga-Hamilton County Health Department(TNDH)
(423) 209-8000
921 E Third St.
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Mental Health Assistance,Nutrition,Other,Referral Services,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Chattanooga Cares
(423) 265-2273
13 Kent St West
Chattanooga, TN
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,HIV Treatment,Housing Services,Mental Health Assistance,Substance Abuse, Counseling or Treatment,Transportation Assistance
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
AIDS Service Organization

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Catoosa County Health Department(GDHR)
(706) 935-2366
145 Catoosa Circle
Ringgold, GA
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Food Bank/Assistance,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Other,Referral Services
Tests Offered
Confidential,Free,Oral testing,Rapid testing (results available in 20 to 40 minutes),
Organization Type
Government-based Organization (e.g., State,County or City)

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Infectious Disease Physicians of Chattanooga
725 Glenwood Dr Suite 484
Chattanooga, TN
Services
HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing
Tests Offered
Confidential,PCR testing (testing for the virus before antibodies become detectable),
Organization Type
Doctor

Southside Community Health Center
(423) 778-2700
Erlanger Health System 100 E 37th St
Chattanooga, TN
Services
Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Food Bank/Assistance,Hepatitis C Education,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,Nutrition,Other,Youth
Tests Offered
Confidential,
Organization Type
Clinic

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Curing Crabs

By Jennifer Cunningham
National Institute of Health .

Yes, the idea of crabs is funny. The reality, on the other hand—not so much. Safety-wise, responsible sex practices aren't any different than they were in college (i.e., cover your stump before you hump), except now there is a significantly larger pool of people with a greater wealth of sexual experience to possibly get STDs from. Though crabs don’t have quite the same cachet as the clap or inspire the same fear as HIV, they are a serious issue that needs some less than serious attention.

Since appearing on Earth 70,000 years ago, the pubic louse (not to be mistaken for its cousins the body louse and the head louse) has caused mammoth crotch itch for millions, from cavemen to college kids. Crabs get their name from the fact that under a very strong microscope, the little critters resemble crabs—a pretty terrifying thought if you think of them infesting your nether region en masse.

Generally, pubic lice like to eat at night, attaching their pinchers to hair follicles before feeding on your blood like randy little ticks. The itch from hell is what separates pubic lice from other common sexually transmitted diseases, like chlamydia or genital warts. Like your last boyfriend, “crabs” are parasites that cannot live without being attached to a live host. And these mites don’t discriminate.

So how can people protect themselves from this scourge? Not much besides abstinence, prayer, or examining a sex partner’s pubes with a magnifying glass before every session. Condoms don’t help either, according to Beth Collitt, a spokeswoman for Penn State’s University Health Services. Neither the Centers for Disease Control nor the National Institutes of Health keeps tabs on how many people are infected in the U.S., but across the pond in England, crabs are scuttling their way onto more and more college students every year. According to British newspaper reports, St. John’s College at O...

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