By creating educational videos for the Ottawa County Department of Public Health sexual health clinic, GVSU communication students integrated theoretical concepts with practical application. When they collaborate with nonprofit organizations in the West Michigan community, students have the opportunity to enhance their learning experiences. During the 2015 Fall semester, they helped advance the good work of public health. Check out the videos!
At the Ottawa County Department of Public Health, a health care provider will discuss sexual health services (birth control options, STI testing, breast and cervical cancer screenings and other sexual health concerns). No parental consent is required and all services are confidential.
The Wear One campaign was developed to increase FREE condom availability, create awareness and promote acceptance of condom use in individuals 18-24 years of age. The goal is to decrease STIs and unplanned pregnancies; by removing barriers such as cost, embarrassment and lack of access.