That’s because we’re supporting the Get Yourself Tested campaign, which encourages young people in New York City to get themselves tested for sexually transmitted diseases. The program, which was first launched in 2009 through a partnership of MTV, the Kaiser Family Foundation and others, raises awareness of STDs and promotes sexual health.
In addition to spreading the word about STDs, mobile testing centers will be set up around the city to make testing quick and easy. The campaign will also teach young people the facts:
The Get Yourself Tested campaign launches on Wednesday, June 26. For more information, please visit www.gytnyc.com or www.gytnow.org and help us spread the word about these important issues affecting the health of young people in NYC and throughout the nation.