Video: Investing in STD Prevention: Making the Case for Your Jurisdiction

CDC’s Division of STD Prevention developed the SPACE Monkey (STD Prevention Allocation Consequences Estimator) tool for state and local STD programs to show how budget increases or decreases could impact disease burden, direct medical costs, and intermediate outcomes like partner services. Check out this three-minute video for a primer on how to use the SPACE Monkey tool to calculate how funding changes can impact your unique jurisdiction.

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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