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Webinar: Outbreak Response from the DIS Perspective

July 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Using their expertise in facilitating partner services and linking patients to care, Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) play a major role in outbreak response across the country. Their skills in interviewing, counseling, and community engagement are ones that are highly needed when there are sharp upticks in STD morbidity.

Join the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) for the second webinar of the DIS Community of Practice to hear how DIS have been employed in New York State, Louisiana, and Texas to address rises in syphilis. There will be engaging presenters followed by an engaging peer-to-peer discussion!


  • Highlight the specific ways in which DIS have been used to address rises in syphilis in New York State, Louisiana, and Texas
  • Outline how DIS have been integrated into rapid response plans in these jurisdictions
  • Detail how DIS have collaborated with community-based organizations to address rises in syphilis in these jurisdictions



July 31
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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