Howard County high schools making free condoms available to students

January 21, 2019 | The Baltimore Sun

High school students in Howard County will soon be able to get free condoms at their school nurse’s office in a program officials say is aimed at reducing the spread of chlamydia, gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted infections.

School officials say they are partnering with county health department and the Maryland Department of Health to make the condoms accessible, and will also provide information about health and sexual diseases.

Howard will become one of only a few local school districts that provide condoms for students — Montgomery County started a similar program in the fall, and Baltimore City has done so for years.

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