Reproductive Health Education Program
Our mission is to serve the reproductive health education needs of teens and adults
in Larimer County in order to help prevent or reduce unplanned pregnancy and sexually
transmitted disease. This mission is accomplished through:
- Reproductive health education needs assessment
- Providing clinic information and referral
- Planning, implementing and evaluating educational programs
- Collaboration and partnerships with parents, health professionals, community agencies and leaders
- Health information delivered through a variety of methods including printed materials, mass media, health displays, classes, workshops,
and presentations to groups and individuals.
- Training and consultation regarding reproductive health education methods and techniques.
- Preparation of reports and statistics
- Outreach and referrals for reproductive health resources
- Conducting population-based health campaigns
- Community coalition building
- Design and development of reproductive health programs and materials
Frequently Asked Questions
- Are reproductive health educators available for group presentations?
Yes, a health educator is available to present to any size group.
- Is there a fee for the speaker or materials?
No. There is no cost for the speaker or the materials.
- How can I request a speaker for a group?
Call the Reproductive Health educator at 498-6743 to schedule a presentation or to discuss your education needs.
How much do you know about reproductive health? Test Yourself.
Answer True or False to each of these questions:
- Among those ages 15-35, the 15-19 age group has the highest rate of sexually transmitted infections. Answer
- Abstinence is the most effective method of avoiding unintended pregnancy and HIV infection. Answer
- A female is protected from pregnancy the day she begins taking the birth control pill. Answer
- Teens can obtain birth control confidentially without permission from a parent. Answer
- Latex condoms are very effective for the prevention of pregnancy and the spread of sexually transmitted diseases if they are used correctly and every time. Answer
- A female can not become pregnant if she only has sex during her period. Answer
- An injection of Depo Provera given to a female once every twelve weeks gives continuous protection from pregnancy. Answer
- Pregnant women who are infected with HIV can not pass HIV on to their baby before it is born. Answer
- Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted bacterial infection in the USA and most infected people have no obvious symptoms. Answer
- Genital warts are highly contagious and can be treated, but they can not be cured. Answer
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