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Page 2, Cloverdale Reveille, August 6, 1997 Chlamydia is country's number one cause of sexually transmitted disease Chlamydia trachomatis, a bac- teria, is the country's number one cause of sexually transmit- ted disease (STD). It accounts for more infections in men and women than all other STDs com- bined. The annual cost of chlamydia and its consequences axceeds $2 billion dollars. Unfortunately, chlamydia is also the most frequently over- looked STD, because so many infections are undetected or "si- lent", a scourge especially for young women. In 1995, over a half million cases of chlamydia were report- ed nationwide. Last year, over 61,000 cases were reported in California, and 429 cases in Sonoma County. Even with those large num- bers, chlamydia is vastly under reported, according to Dr. George Flores, Sonoma Coun- ty's Public Health Officer. "There are likely to be hun- dreds more cases of chlamydia here each year, but because many persons with it don't have telltale symptoms of burning or discharge, they fail to get the laboratory test to detect it. Con- sequently, it is mostly those who get tested who end up being di- agnosed and reported," says Dr. Flores. Half of the cases of chlamydia occur among sexually active young women, 15 to 19 years old. Up to 40% of women with undi- agnosed chlamydia will develop serious internal infection, such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) which can lead to infertil- ity or tubal pregnancy. If treated promptly with ap- propriate antibiotics, chlamydia can be easily cured. But testing is crucial. Without a test, an infected person may not know that they have it. Dr. flores ad- vises, Testing for chlamydia should be a routine part of the health care for pregnant wom- en, sexually active adolescents, and persons who have changed sexual partners." New tests for chlamydia are easier to botany and are more accurate. A urine sample is all that is needed. With more precise testing and treatment for chlamydia, the spread of cases can be abated, thus saving dollars and lives. The new chlamydia tests are now available locally. Ask your physician or clinic. Or call Public Health STD clin- ic at 576-4820 for an appoint- ment to get one. Nail [ Nails Podiourm & Hair-Dign a.i Styling (fomwty Hak & rail  by Ke) FREE NAIL ART Barbara Nelson 894-3501 DIRT CHEAP (:TS.CRJSES (7@7)824-2550 307 South Main Street Sebastop DIRW' CHEAP TRAVAIL Monday, July 28 Ambulance requested for an 81-year-old stroke victim. Vic- tim taken to HGH. Charlotte Worley arrested on an outstanding warrant at Clark Ave. Cited to appear. CopperTower Family Medical Center requested an ambulance for a head injury victim--taken to Santa Rosa Community Hos- pital. Woman reports finding a gun under her juvenile son's bed. Cloverdale police took for safe keeping. Santa Rosa Police Department requested an officer back up while they conducted a search warrant ofa N. Main Street res- idence. Juvenile arrested for falsely representing himself as another person to a peace officer; posses- sion, manufacture, or sale of documents falsely purporting to be government identification, driving without a valid license, and breaking of the basic speed law. Ambulance requested for a fe- male subject, victim of a hot water burn. Taken to HGH. Tuesday, July 29 Woman report seeingtwo male juveniles pointing a gun out of a window of a house on West First Street. Officer reports that no one was home when he checked. Different dreams. Samecollege. Register in person this Saturday August 9 from lOam-4pm at the following locations: Santa Rosa Campus, 1501 Mendocino Ave, Santa Rosa SPJC's Center at Coddlngtown Mall, Santa Rosa Petaluma Center, 680 Sonoma Mountain Parkway, Petaluma Healdsurg Higlt School, 1024 Prince Street, Healdsburg Sonoma Valley High School, 20000 Broadway, Sonoma ClassesBegin August 18t Cloverdale Section Class Day Time Location/Units Dates for short courses Basic Skills 3302 CSKL 772 BASIC SKILLS T 6:00pn 9:00pro WASH .0 Introduction to Computers @3300 CIS 101A PC'S FOR NEW USERS T 6:00pm-lO:OOpm CHS-3 1.0 09/09/1997 - 10/07/1997 + 1.6 Wkly hrs by arr @3301 CIS 101B PC CONCEPTS & PRACT TTh 6:0 9:00pm CHS-3 2.0 10/14/1997- 12/09/1997 Computer Comm & Networking @3299 CIS 84.41 INTRO/TELECOMMUNTCN W 5:00pro- 7:00prn - CHS-3 3.0 08/20/1997 - 12/10/1997 + 3.5 Wkly hrs by art English as a Second Language 3303 ESL 706 ENGL SKILLS WRKSHP Trh 6:001n- 9:00pro CHS-1 .0 Physical Ed - Individual 3304 PE 9.1 BODY COND- BEG TTh 6:3013n- 7:30pm CLO GR 1.0 Physical Ed - Team 3305 PE 42.1 BASKETBALL- BEG W 7:00pm- 9:0Own CHS GYM 1,0 Spanish 3306 SPAN 50A BEG CONVERSATION-I T 6:00pro- 9:00pro CHS:IO 3.0 Geyservlle 1.5 08/19/1997.10/07/1997 1.5 10/22/1997 - 12/10/1997 1.5 10/14/1997 -12/02/1997 5 10/20/1997 - 11/17/1997 Computer AppllcatiHS @3307 CIS 81.5A INTRO TO MACINTOSH T 6:00pm-lO:OOpm GEP + 1.5 Wkly hrs by arr @3308 CIS 81.5A INTRO TO MACINTOSH W 6:00pnlO:OOpm GEP + 1.5 Wkly hrs by art @3309 CIS 81.5B MORE MAC INTRO T 6:00pm-lO:OOpm GEP + 1.5 Wkiy hrs by arr 3310 CIS 83.31A PAGEMAKER EXPLORATION M 6:00pro- 8:0Own GEP Th 6:00prn- 8:00pro + 3.5 GEP 1.5 08/21/1997 - 10/08/1997 Wkly hrs by art Computer Comm & Networldng @3311 CIS 84,44A INTRO TO INTERNET .0 English as I Second LIngungo 3312 ESL 706 ENGL SKILLS WRKSHP MW 6:00prn- 9:001xn GEP @These courses have prerequisites. Please check the Schedule of Classes for details Koy to IocaHons: CHS-Cloverdale High School, 509 N. Cloverdale Bird,; CLO GR-Cloverclale Grare, 307 Lake St., Cloverclale; GEP-Geyserville Ed Park, 1300 Moody Ln,, Geyserville; WASH-Washington Elementary School, 129 S. Washington, Cloverdate For more Information Call (707) 527-4685 Man arrested for drunk driv- ing at S. Cloverdale Blvd. Wednesday, July 30 Man reports three subjects peeking into his girlfriend's win- dow at East Third St. The sub- jects fled, officer was unable to locate them. Woman at S. Franklin report her daughter saw a man flee from inside their residents. Report of a canoe capsizing near the First Street Bridge. Child taken to HGH. Thursday, July 31 Elbridge resident reports see- ing a woman throw an unknown type substance on her vehicle. Later reported the woman beat her up. Friday, August I 911 report of gunshots in the area of Chablis Way. Officer re- ports it was really juveniles play- ing with bottle rockets. Report that city property van- dalized. Mark Makarewicz, Mendoci- no, arrested on a Mendocino warrant. Saturday, August 2 Man at Altar Street reports his auto ordinance pistol was stolen from his vehicle during the past week. Report of a group at N. Clover- dale Blvd. business being loud and disruptive. The group was gone on officer's arrival. Man arrested for selling a ve- hicle that did not belong to him. Ambulance dispatched to Highway 128 at Mountain House Road for a vehicle accident-- transport to HGH. Sunday, Augus t 3 Woman reports female juve- niles are harassingher and look- ing in her back window at West Second Street. Juveniles gone on arrival. Time itself is nothing. It is the consequence of time which are so important. -Pierre Valdagne Dangers of spit tobacco It is a common misconception that smokeless tobacco, is safer than smoking tobacco or cigarettes. may not cause lung cancer, but it does cause and other oral health risks. If you or your child use following test could SAVE the life of you or your child. Do you or your child have: *A sore in your mouth that bleeds easily and .A lump or thickening in the mouth or throat? .A leathery white patch on the gums or inside *Do you have trouble swallowing?. If your answer to any. of the above questions is yes, early warning signs of mouth cancer. Leukoplakia is cerous leathery white patch that forms in the areas tobacco is placed. If you or your child show any should be examined by your dentist or doctor. Information from the Office of Inspector General says who chews tobacco 8 to 10 times a day is absorbing the of nicotine as a smoker who consumes 30 to 40 can even cause your gums to pull way from the teeth way to decay and tooth loss. "Spit tobacco is very addicting," says Bob Curry, North Coast Tobacco Prevention Network. "Our start using tobacco. If you do use spit tobacco, get help 1-800-844-CHEW, the California Chewers' Helpline. service that helps chewers quit and stay quit for good. telephone counseling, quit kits, and can refer you to our area who can help. Redwood Funeral Society lecture at Noted author and lecturer, Karen Leonard, of the Funeral Society, will address the next meeting of Post ican Legion at 8 pm, Wednesday, Aug. 13, at the Veterans The Redwood Funeral Society does not do nonprofit educational organization devoted to helping l with the death of a loved one with by planning in advance without paying in advance. Death happens in the best regulated families. It is a However, when it does happen the person responsible ments is usually not in an emotional condition to deal details, doesn't know or understand all the options, know what the departed person would have wanted. The Redwood Funeral Society has many years advising people how to property deal with a death in with the least pain and expense. "The American Legion is very concerned about ferns. We have many World War II veterans who are advanced years. We lost six members during the last Adjutant Jack Stuart. In addition to explaining what their Redwood does, Ms. Leonard will review Jessica Mitford's The American Way of Dying," and answer questions. service, this meeting is open to anyone interested in especially pastors. New program helps low-income The Sonoma County Legal Services Foundation has a new program to help low-income res- idents of Sonoma County with Why Settle for Less ? We Are a Full Service Real Estate Office CALL US OR STOP BY! Century 21, Les Ryan Realty 894-5232 114 Lake St OUR AGENTS. Willo Rose Bobbie Lns Ins Komk CamiLle Lmn Gus Kyrmkos Specializing in the Cloverdale and Healdsburg Areas & 74/1S E HOMES & VINES (707) /91-5,,137 "Satisfaction Guaranteed!" Colleen Jones You Only Need One. 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