Free condoms are just an app away

NYC smartphone app locates free condoms near you

The Health Department of New York City has launched a smartphone application that will locate the nearest place giving out condoms free of charge. “We’re not promoting sex, we’re promoting safer sex,” said Dr. Monica Sweeney, the city’s assistant health commissioner. Drawing from a database of over 1,000 locations giving out free condoms, the app will give a leg up to New Yorkers with iPhones and Android phones.


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