Free cinema tickets for 15 to 24 year olds

GET screened for Chlamydia and you will be given a free cinema ticket. NHS Hertfordshire is offering a free cinema ticket to all 15 to 24 year olds who return a completed Chlamydia test before the end of March. Roadshows promoting the campaign will take p

GET screened for Chlamydia and you will be given a free cinema ticket.

NHS Hertfordshire is offering a free cinema ticket to all 15 to 24 year olds who return a completed Chlamydia test before the end of March.

Roadshows promoting the campaign will take place at Stevenage Leisure Park from 5.30pm until 7.30pm today (Monday), and from noon until 2pm and from 5.30pm until 7.30pm on Wednesday and Friday.

Young people aged 15 to 24 can also request a free home testing kit by texting the word KIT, plus your name and address to 07781472981 or by visiting


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www.c-sure.org.uk

Steve Reynolds, lead Chlamydia nurse at NHS Hertfordshire, said: "Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection amongst young people and, because it has no symptoms, most people who have it won't know they've got it.

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"If left untreated, Chlamydia can lead to nasty complications and could prevent you having children in the future.

"The good news is that getting tested is really easy, quick and discreet. There is no embarrassing examination and no need to go to your doctor if you don't want to. It's just a simple urine test and you'll receive your result back within a fortnight.

"If the test shows you have Chlamydia, don't worry, as it can be treated with one dose of antibiotics.

"It's important that all young people take a Chlamydia test once a year.

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