December 1, is World AIDS Day and the Florida Department of Health in Marion County will recognize the day by providing residents with the opportunity to receive free rapid HIV testing. Where and when Frank Deluca YMCA (3200 SE 17th Street, Ocala) from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Department Registered Nurse Anne Gerard is helping […]
"It is fact that there is a decrease in the use of condoms among those who are promiscuous."
The World Health Organization (WHO) released a warning on Friday, which includes data from 77 countries that shows antibiotic resistance is making gonorrhoea nearly impossible to treat. Gonorrhoea is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) that infects 78 million people a year. Gonorrhoea can infect the genitals, rectum, and throat. Complications of gonorrhoea disproportionally affect […]
Ocala, Florida — An alleged shooting led to the arrest of a sexual predator who is infected with HIV. Officers with the Ocala Police Department were conducting an investigation near the 2800 block of West Silver Springs Boulevard after a caller reported a shooting. While investigating, officers learned of a sexual battery allegation against a […]
Ocala, Florida —The Florida Department of Health in Marion County and the College of Central Florida are offering free rapid HIV tests Dec. 1 in support of World AIDS Day. Free rapid HIV testing will be available at three locations: College of Central Florida Hampton Center 1501 W. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala, Room 105, 2–4 […]
Wellington, Florida — A Palm Beach County man infected with HIV remains behind bars after he bit a chunk from of a deputy’s arm. According to the Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Office, deputies were called early Monday morning to the Coach House Restaurant and Bar in reference to a disturbance. When deputies arrived, Jeffery Switzer, […]
Ocala, Florida — Darren Chiacchia, the former U.S. Olympic equestrian rider and part-time Ocala resident that was arrested on January 20, 2010 and charged with Sexually Transmitting a Disease to his partner, now has a warrant for his arrest, according to court documents. Chiacchia, now 49, was scheduled to appear before Judge Hale Stancil for […]
[Updated on January 27, 2014, at 11:43 a.m. to include booking photo] West Palm Beach, Florida — Palm Beach County Sheriff’s Deputies have arrested Greenacres Police Officer, Ervans Saintclair, 37, for intentionally having unprotected sex with multiple females while being infected with HIV. After dating a woman for nearly a year, and having had […]