VA High School Moves Condom Jar to Exam Room

T.C. Williams High School

Officials at the Teen Wellness Center inside T.C. Williams High School in Alexandria, Virginia have moved a large glass jar of free condoms from their front desk to a back examination room where their distribution is available to kids as young as 13.The free condoms apparently had been available to 12 year olds before the move.

The Teen Wellness Center is a collaborative effort of the Alexandria City Public Schools, Alexandria Health Department, Alexandria Community Services Board, and “parents and community representatives.”

The center was opened inside the high school in 2010. “The Teen Wellness Center provides a variety of health services including treatment of minor illnesses, immunizations, and physical examinations required for schools, participation in sports, employment, and the Special Olympics.