A scheme providing free at-home sexually transmitted an infection (STI) testing kits has been prolonged to incorporate anybody over the age of 25 who lives in Lincolnshire.
The undertaking, which was initially launched within the county by Lincolnshire Built-in Sexual Well being Service (LiSH) in September 2019, had beforehand solely been out there to these aged between 15 and 24.
These in want of a check must reply a brief questionnaire earlier than the equipment – which screens for chlamydia and gonorrhoea – is discreetly delivered to their door.
Dr Sandya Wellwood, medical director of Lincolnshire Built-in Sexual Well being, mentioned: “We’re delighted to have the ability to prolong using at-home testing to supply a confidential and simple STI testing choice for all folks over the age of 15 throughout Lincolnshire, particularly those that could also be unable to entry our clinics.
“Free and Clear presents everybody the chance to finish an STI check within the privateness of their very own house, guaranteeing dignity and discretion all through the method.
“Our devoted and skilled native employees additionally stay out there each face-to-face and over the phone to offer any further assist or recommendation.”
To order a check, go to: www.freeandclear.me.