STI

STD Awareness Month 2018: Impact of Budget Cuts on HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Programs

Overview Local health departments (LHDs) play an important role in the prevention, care, and treatment of HIV, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and viral hepatitis. We have the tools and technologies to end the HIV epidemic,…

National Youth HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2018: Advancing Adolescent HIV Prevention and Care at the Local Level

Today is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD), the only national observance highlighting the impact of HIV & AIDS on young people. In the United States, young people aged 13-24 account for 22%…

STD Awareness Month 2018: Integrating Routine Chlamydia Screening into Primary Care Practices

By Jacky M. Jennings, PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics; Director, Center for Child & Community Health Research, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; Gale Burstein, MD, MPH, FAAP, Commissioner, Erie County Department of Health; Alison…