Condom-wearing chile helps raise STD awareness in New Mexico
February 14, 2018
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — February is National Condom Month and New Mexico health officials are spreading the word.
The Las Cruces Sun-News reports the New Mexico Department of Health started the month with an Instagram post: "Wrap it up! It's your health - Take charge and be safe! #CondomMonth," paired with a red chile pepper outfitted with a condom.
The chile is one of the designated state vegetables of New Mexico (the other being frijoles). A recent study by Backgroundchecks.org. says New Mexico is the fifth-most "sexually diseased" state in America.
New Mexico Department of Health spoke...