Adolescent Health

STD Awareness Month 2019: LHD Strategies for Convenient, Youth-Friendly STD Services 

In the United States, sexually transmitted infections (STIs) are on the rise, reaching record levels in 2017. Young people aged 15-24 account for half of new STIs each year, due in part to barriers they…

Toolkit: School-Based HIV/STI Prevention Resources and Dissemination Guide

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) has released a new toolkit, Priority Resource Dissemination Toolkit, which highlights useful resources for the implementation of school-based HIV and STI prevention interventions. The toolkit was developed collaboratively…

Apply Now: Improving Chlamydia Screening among Adolescents in Primary Care

The National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers’ (NNPTC’s) National Quality Improvement Center (NQIC) is recruiting state and city STD programs to serve as Clinical Support Coordinators for a new multi-state clinical quality improvement (QI)…

Resources: Connecting Public Health and Education to Prevent Adolescent HIV/STIs

NACCHO recently completed a project to increase the capacity of local health departments (LHDs) and local education agencies (LEAs) to work in partnership to prevent HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among adolescents. Primary goals…