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Chlamydia Screening

Chlamydia Screening

Are you aged 15 - 24 and living in Wolverhampton?

You can order a free home chlamydia test.

Simply visit http://www.rusureblackcountry.nhs.uk/content_requestselftestkit.aspx 

The kits are discreetly packaged and fit through a standard letter box.

Simply FREEPOST your sample back in the box supplied and get your confidential result by text message or the preferred method that you choose.

Why get tested?

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted infection in people under 25.

Most people don’t know they are infected as there are no symptoms in the majority of cases. 
Untreated Chlamydia can cause permanent damage to the reproductive system and lead to health problems in later life, including chronic pain and infertility.

What does the test involve?
  • The test is a self-taken sample. This is a urine sample for men and a self-taken vaginal swab for women.
  • All results are handled by our Health Advisors team who inform each person individually of their results.
  • All tests and results are strictly confidential and no other person is informed without your permission.
  • If your result is positive, treatment is simple and effective – usually just a single dose of antibiotics, available free through the programme.

What if I don't live in Wolverhampton?

Every area in the country has its own Chlamydia screening programme.

Contact your local sexual health service to find about the service for your area.

Iā€™m not 15-24, what do I do?

You can still be screened for Chlamydia. Simply book an appointment or attend one of our walk-in clinics.

For more information phone 01902 444444.