Offical NYC Condom Rockets Onto Facebook

City promoting safe sex for Valentine's Day

Status update: Getting hotter.

The official New York City condom now has its own Facebook page.

A year ago, the Health Department promoted its condom with a sexy slogan. New Yorkers were encouraged to "get some" on Valentine's Day.

This year, the launch is going global.

The wrapper features black "NYC" letters inside three hooked-up circles. The word "CONDOM" appears in rainbow letters.

Facebookers can send their friends pretend e-condoms, and can find out where to get real condoms for free.

To land on the page, search Facebook using the phrase "NYC Condom - Get Some."

The page offers a chat section where visitors can post and reply to inquiries about sex, the city said. It will also offer support for city residents coping with sexual health crises.

The Health Department will also hand out free, newly branded NYC condoms for residents looking to keep their holiday fun under wraps. The condoms will be available at local doctor's offices, hospitals and other city health establishments, as well as online via the Facebook page.

Additional sexual aides like female condoms and lubricant are also available from the Health Department.

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