STI Awareness Month


Raquel Upson and Vanessa Countryman

Georgia Southern’s Health Services offer numerous sexual health opportunities for students.

Health services offers the following services:

  • Get Yourself Tested (GYT): Mon-Fri from 8:30 – 4 p.m. for screening testing (no symptoms, no exposures)
  • General Medical Clinic: Mon-Fri from 8:30 – 4:30 p.m. for testing those with symptoms and/or known or suspected exposures 
  • Women’s Health Clinic: Mon-Fri from 8:30 – 4 p.m. for women with or without symptoms or exposures 

Students can access free condoms at the GS Pharmacy inside Health Services, as well as cost-effective options for oral contraceptives.

“Under-testing is always a concern.  The more tested, the better we can assess the rates for a particular population,” stated Medical Director, Angela Gerguis. “The only sure way to keep from getting or passing on a sexually transmitted infection is to not have sexual contact with anyone.”

The counseling center works with the Statesboro Sexual assault center to coordinate services, counseling and examination for persons sexually assaulted.

Students may schedule any of the services through the Online Student Health (OSH) portal on the MyGS page.

To learn more, please visit:

Counseling Center

Student Health & Wellness

Sexual Assault Response Team

American Academy of Family Physicians

American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Centers for Disease Control