Rhode Island PrideFest raises STD awareness

With PrideFest in Providence this weekend so to is the spread of a new program called ''

The campaign aims to inform people of ways to check and prevent STDs. It's bringing to people's knowledge resources like the Immunology Center at the Miriam Hospital in Providence, which offers free walk-ins and testing on Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m.

The clinic also is offering a pill called PREP - Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis - which can help prevent HIV by taking daily.