City’s free condom campaign passes 1 million mark

    Since April, Philadelphia has distributed more than one million free condoms around the city as part of its campaign to help stop the spread of sexually transmitted diseases.

    The Free Condom design was revealed in April, when the Department of Public Health began distributing them to community centers, health centers, barber shops and retail stores where people can access them at no cost.

     

    Targeting the city’s youth population, the campaign also allows young people to order the condoms online via TakeControlPhilly. According to an announcement from the city, more than 1,700 web orders have been placed since April.

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