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Metro Health hosting Fiesta de Salud Health Fair with free STD screenings

Wednesday, April 17 at Milam Park from 3-8 p.m.

SAN ANTONIO – It's National Public Health Week and Metro Health is highlighting the importance of STD testing.

Metro Health will be hosting a Fiesta de Salud Health Fair Wednesday, April 17, from 3 to 8 p.m. at Milam Park.

At Fiesta de Salud there will be STD screenings, games and prizes for the community.

"For the past five years, we've seen a steep increase in STD rates," said Dr. Anita Kurian, assistant director at Metro Health. "Bexar County consistently for the past five years has ranked No. 3 for the most cases of STDs." 

Should I get tested for STDs?

Dr. Anita Kurian, assistant director at Metro Health, said if you are sexually active you should get tested at least once a year.

Fiesta de Salud Health Fair

  • Date: Wednesday, April 17
  • Time: 3-8 p.m. 
  • Location: Milam Park at 500 W. Commerce St. | Free entry 

For more information, visit sanantonio.gov/health or call 210-207-5260. 

 

 

Sponsored article by City of San Antonio Metropolitan Health District.


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