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LOS ANGELES — The Los Angeles Unified School District is taking part in a program to educate middle and high school students about how to share their HIV and STD statuses with their cell phones.

Health teachers in grades 7 through 12 had access to information regarding the services provided by Qpid.me since the program debuted earlier this year, LAUSD officials said.

Described by district officials as a sex education prevention resource accessed by secondary health teachers, Qpid.me allows users to obtain, store and privately share their health records and HIV/STD statuses.

While it is not part of the district’s health education curriculum, the website is being offered as an added sex education resource by displaying Qpid.me posters in classrooms to encourage students to utilize the tool as a supplement, officials said.

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