Call to Action: Stem the Tide of Rising Syphilis in the U.S.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Division of STD Prevention has released Let’s Work Together to Stem the Tide of Rising Syphilis in the United States, a call to action that issues specific action steps for communities impacted by the STD as well as public and private sector groups to reduce the burden of infection through research, treatment, and outreach. The document, released to coincide with April’s STD Awareness Month, also lists how CDC will contribute to reducing syphilis burden.

Read the call to action.

About Kim Rodgers

Kim Rodgers serves as a Communications Specialist at NACCHO. Her work includes promoting local health departments' best practices, as well as partner tools and resources, in infectious disease and preparedness through NACCHO's communications channels, storytelling, and outreach to various audiences.

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