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Strengthening STD Prevention and Control for Health Departments (STD PCHD)

CDC announces the availability of fiscal year 2019 funds for a cooperative agreement for health departments to implement and strengthen STD prevention and control programs. The purpose of this notice of funding opportunity (NOFO) is to prevent and control three major STDs chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.

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Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) can protect against HIV infection when used daily as prescribed.

National STD Curriculum

The National STD Curriculum is a free educational Web site from the University of Washington STD Prevention Training Center and the University of Washington. This project is funded by a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The National STD Curriculum addresses the epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, management, and prevention of STDs. Free CME credit and free CNE credit are offered throughout the site.

Yes Means Test

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The American Sexual Health Association (ASHA) has launched a stigma-shattering initiative – “YES Means TEST™” – to educate and empower young adults who say “YES” to sexual activity also to say “YES” to getting tested for STDs, also known as sexually transmitted infections.

Bicillin Survey Results

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Online information providing survey results on the usage, shortage, and outcomes of Bicillin to treat syphilis.

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Condoms can protect against STDs and sexually transmitted HIV. Get them near you.

Genital HPV Infection - Fact Sheet VL 2

This information sheet discusses, genital human papillomavirus (HPV), an STD. It explains that there are more than 40 types of HPV and that nearly all sexually-active men and women will get at least one type in their lives. The sheet notes that it is very often asymptomatic and that many people pass it to others without knowing they have it. There is no cure for HPV, but there are treatments for health problems associated with it.

STD Partner Notification: What If I've Been Exposed to an STD?

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This pamphlet provides information to people who have been notified they have been exposed to an STD. It discusses the difference between being exposed and being infected; what to do if infected; what kinds of tests should be taken; and how to protect themselves and their partners.

Notificación Sobre ETS a Parejas: ¿Y en Cuanto a Sus Parejas?

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This pamphlet provides information about how to talk to a partner after an STD diagnosis. It discusses the need to communicate to partners; how to tell them; how to answer partners' questions; and how to provide further protection to themselves and their partners.

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