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Gilmer County Health Department(GDHR)
(Mai) n70-6635
28 Southside Church St.
Ellijay, GA
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,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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Gilmer County Health Department(GDHR)
(Mai) n70-6635
28 Southside Church St.
Ellijay, GA
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,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)

Envision Wellness Ctr
(706) 688-9919
572 Maddox Dr # 205
East Ellijay, GA

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Luke Ezra Spiekermann, MD
(800) 909-8366
1362 S Main St
Ellijay, GA
Specialties
Emergency Medicine, General Practice
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med, Washington Dc 20007
Graduation Year: 1978
Hospital
Hospital: North Georgia Med Ctr, Ellijay, Ga

Data Provided By:
Anne B Todd
(706) 635-6898
526 Maddox Dr
Ellijay, GA
Specialty
Family Practice

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Murray County Health Department(GDHR)
(706) 695-4585
709 Old Dalton-Ellijay Rd.
Chatsworth, GA
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Anti-Violence,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,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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Murray County Health Department(GDHR)
(706) 695-4585
709 Old Dalton-Ellijay Rd.
Chatsworth, GA
Services
AIDS Advocacy and/or Policy,Anti-Violence,Dental,Family Planning and Reproductive Services,Financial Assistance,Hepatitis C Prevention Education,Hepatitis C Testing,HIV Case Management,HIV Education,HIV Prevention Education,HIV Testing,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)

Ocoee Animal Hospital
(706) 632-7387
88 All Creatures Pl
Blue Ridge , GA

Data Provided By:
Shannon Lawrence Pitman
(706) 635-5177
772 Maddox Dr
East Ellijay, GA
Specialty
Family Practice

Data Provided By:
Robert K Bond
(706) 635-7231
17 Barclay St
Ellijay, GA
Specialty
Internal Medicine

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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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