Category Archives: Public Health

Innovative scheme offers free online condoms

escc logoAN INNOVATIVE online service offering free condoms alongside sexually transmitted infection (STI) testing kits is now available in East Sussex.

To mark World Contraception Day on September 26, the East Sussex Public Health team is reminding people the existing online STI home testing kit delivery service has been expanded to give residents the option to request a complimentary pack of 12 condoms alongside an STI testing kit.

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Rise in measles cases highlights importance of MMR jab

measles rash on child's torsoRESIDENTS across East Sussex are being urged to check they are up to date with their MMR vaccinations following a national rise in measles cases.

Local public health officials are encouraging people to protect their communities by making sure they, and their children, have received the MMR jab which protects against measles, mumps and rubella.

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