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Confidential Online STD Testing Clinic, GetSTDTested.com, Strengthens Partnership With ASHA in the Fight Against STDs
Date:8/18/2009

CHICAGO and RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- getSTDTested.com, the industry's first online confidential clinic focused exclusively on the awareness, testing and conversation of sexually transmitted diseases, announced that the nation's oldest sexually transmitted infection (STI) education and advocacy organization is now providing services that include counseling for positive test results.

Since 1914, the American Social Health Association (ASHA) has been the only national nonprofit dedicated exclusively to stopping STIs and their harmful consequences.

Callers with positive STD test results who dial getSTDtested.com's toll-free counseling number are now connected directly to ASHA's STI Resource Center. Calls to the counseling line are answered by ASHA health communication specialists who tailor sexual health information resources to the needs of each individual. Resource Center staff are reporting that callers most often need help in identifying resources and sorting out "next steps" in proactively dealing with both the health and relationship aspects of an STI diagnosis.

Additionally, ASHA provides support for getSTDtested.com's customer service center. Callers to this service have been especially keen to learn about different types of STD tests and what to expect from the testing experience.

"We are pleased to partner with an organization that has given consumers interested in their sexual health several innovative ways to get ed
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