How To Have Safe Sex in a Pandemic

This semester, a Bass Connections team is studying sexual behaviors among undergraduate and graduate students in a pandemic. The team is producing educational resources for Duke students on sexual health, including this infographic:

An infographic showing a "Sex and Contraception" Bass Connections Team

An infographic containing resources for sexual health. "Sex and Contraception" Bass Connections Team While the best thing to do is avoid close contact, if you decide to engage in sexual behaviors, remember to protect yourself the same way you would if COVID-19 didn't exist. That means using condoms, and even the lesser appreciated dental dams and gloves. If you have multiple partners (or even just one!) get tested for sexually transmitted infections. There's currently little evidence that COVID-19 can be transmitted through sexual intercourse, but it's better to be safe than sorry.

Read more about the project on the Bass Connections website and in The Chronicle.