Deciding whether or not to have sex is a very difficult, but very important, decision. Not only is it a big step in any relationship, but it comes with risks and consequences that you may not be ready for.
Did you know that in the U.S., 77 percent of teen pregnancies are unplanned*? It’s important that you know the facts and how to protect yourself. Remember, it’s your body and your future. So what can you do about it?
*U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Adolescent Health
Getting routine shots from your doctor is never fun, but getting HPV is worse.
Protect yourself by getting vaccinated. The HPV Vaccine is cancer prevention. Ask your doctor about what you can do to stay safe, or call 865-215-5000 to schedule a vaccination appointment at the Health Department.