Medical – School Wide Activity

Initiative Description: The Educational Partnerships to Increase Chlamydia Screening (EPICS)A chlamydia screening program targeted at young women accessing reproductive health care services in a school-based setting

Study Results: EPICS agencies provided reproductive health services to 3396 unique sexually active females, 85% of whom self-reported no other source for reproductive health care

Reference: Braun, R. A., & Provost, J. M. (2010). Bridging the gap: Using school-based health services to improve chlamydia screening among young women. American Journal Of Public Health, 100(9), 1624-1629.

Level of Evidence: 1 out of 5 stars Fair