If you’re feeling frisky on the eighth floor of Davis, you won’t have to go far to get the protection you need.
Ten condom dispensers will soon be installed in bathrooms in central locations like the Student Union, Rams Head Recreation Center and the Student Recreation Center to give students greater access to condoms — and the ability to take them in private.
“We know from research that the provision of affordable and accessible condoms is one way to reduce the burden of (sexually transmitted infections) and unintended pregnancy,” said Diana Sanchez, a Carolina Health Educator Counselor for Sexuality, in an email.
Here are some slogan suggestions that have been submitted on Facebook:
- Make the right selection, protect your erection. (Michael Goodling)
- Wrap it before you tap it. (Bridgette Bryant)
- Don’t be a fool, cover your tool. (Sam Hurley)
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The dispensers will be installed around April, Sanchez said.
Prevention is a major goal of the initiative, said Jesse Goldberg, outreach coordinator for the Office of Community Outreach, Dissemination and Education of the UNC Center for AIDS Research.