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Montgomery County High Schools to Offer Free Condoms to Students

September 12, 2018

By Eyasu Delesa

Every public high school in Montgomery County will offer free condoms to students to combat a rise sexually transmitted infection cases in the county.

Chlamydia and gonorrhea have seen a double-digit surge, according to health officials. 

The Montgomery County school board voted Tuesday to add the giveaway program to all 26 high schools. 

Sexually transmitted infection cases in the county have reached a decade-high, prompting officials to declare a health crisis.

The students must ask for the condoms, Board member Rebecca Smokdrowski told news outlets. 

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