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This Is What Happens When You Don't Tell Your Ex You Have A STD

That awkward moment when...
This Is What Happens When You Don't Tell Your Ex You Have A STD

Recently there have been 5 large outbreaks of gonorrhea in the Pacific Northwest and public health workers in that area have went ahead and called each and everyone's ex's to make sure they were made aware of the infection.

This movement and taking of action was made to ensure some progress was done to fight the spread.

Albeit the public health departments in the region organized it out to being anonymous notifications when contacting the past sexual partner.

What this also means is that the awkward phone call is now taken outta the hands of the STD giver/haver.

Anna Holloran who works at the Spokane Regional Health District shares some of her reactions to the calls.

Now the question is, could you or would you want to see a similar service come to a city near you?

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