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Unplanned Pregnancy & Sexual Health


Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy and Completing College

According to the Arkansas Campaign to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy, Arkansas is #1 in birth rates for women aged 18-19 and unplanned births account for nearly 1 in 10 college dropouts.

Arkansas Campaign to Prevent Unplanned Pregnancy

The following Modules are available to help you learn more about unplanned pregnancy and your pregnancy prevention options.

Why Should You Care About Preventing Unplanned Pregnancy?

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Pregnancy Prevention and Unplanned Pregnancy Resources:

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIS)

The American Sexual Health Association has reported that young adults between the age of 15 and 24 contribute to almost half of new STI reports each year.  Prevention and early detection is key to help prevent further transmission and to lower susceptibility to contracting HIV.

The following list contains testing locations in Northwest Arkansas that provides free or low-cost STI tests:

Arkansas Department of Health Northwest Region Benton County Health Unit

Address: 1200 W Walnut St, Rogers, AR, 72756
Services: Chlamydia Test, Conventional HIV Blood Test, Gonorrhea Test, HPV Vaccine, Hepatitis A Vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Syphilis Test
Hours: Monday-Friday 8-4:30
Phone: 479-986-1300

Arkansas Department of Health Northwest Public Health Unit Washington County Health Department

Address: 3270 Wimberly Dr, Fayetteville, AR, 72703
Services: Chlamydia Test, Conventional HIV Blood Test, Gonorrhea Test, HPV Vaccine, Hepatitis B Test, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Herpes Test, Rapid HIV Blood Test, Syphilis Test
Phone: 479-973-8450

Arkansas Department of Health Northwest Region Dr. Bates Outreach Clinic

Address: 614 E Emma, Springdale, AR, 72764
Services: Chlamydia Test, Conventional HIV Blood Test, Gonorrhea Test, Hepatitis A Vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Herpes Test, Syphilis Test
Phone: 479-751-3630

Planned Parenthood of the Heartland Fayetteville Health Center

Address: 3729 N Crossover St, Fayetteville, AR, 72703
Services: Chlamydia Test, Conventional HIV Blood Test, Gonorrhea Test, HPV Vaccine, Hepatitis B Vaccine, Herpes Test, Syphilis Test
Phone: 855-841-7526
Toll Free: 800-230-7526

Loving Choices (Women Only)

Rogers Address: 801 South 7th St, Rogers, AR, 72756
Fayetteville Address: 275 S Duncan Ave, Fayetteville, AR, 72701
Services: Chlamydia Test, Conventional HIV Blood Test, Free HIV Testing, Gonorrhea Test, Herpes Test, Syphilis Test
Rogers Phone: 479-631-6677                        
Fayetteville Phone: 479-521-6677

NWA Center for Equality

Address: 179 N Church Ave, Fayetteville, AR, 72701
Services: Free HIV Testing, Rapid HIV Oral Test
Phone: 479-466-9014
Toll Free: 888-391-9222