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Disease Risks and Homelessness

Disease Risks and Homelessness (Web)

The recent emergence of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) calls for enhanced cooperation between public health authorities, homeless service systems, and other partners at the local level. HUD strongly encourages CoCs to contact their local public health departments, Healthcare for the Homeless...

New Homelessness and Infectious Disease Ask A Question Desk

Homelessness and Infectious Disease Ask Question (Web)

The newly launched Homelessness and Infectious Disease Questions Ask a Question (AAQ) desk assists homeless assistance providers, Continuums of Care (CoCs), and other partners with questions about preventing, mitigating, and responding to infectious diseases impacting people experiencing...

Trichomoniasis: Fast Facts

Trichomoniasis Fast Facts (Web)

With roughly two million cases in the U.S., trichomoniasis (“trich”) is the most common STI you’ve never heard of. Most cases don’t have obvious symptoms but undetected trich can make it more like to contract or transmit other STIs (like HIV) and the infection is linked to pre-term delivery and low...

Talking about Sexual Health: Getting the Care You Need

Talking about Sexual Health (Webinar)

If you’re a sexually active person— or even if you’re not right now—you probably have questions about your sexual health. Like, should I be tested for STIs? Which ones? Or what are my options for preventing pregnancy? You also might have questions about your libido and why it’s so low…or so high...

Molluscum Contagiosum

What is Molluscum Contagiosum (Web)

Molluscum Contagiosum is an infection that causes small bumps on your skin. It goes away by itself and usually isn’t dangerous.

Scabies

What is scabies (Web)

Scabies are tiny parasites that cause itching. Passed through skin-to-skin contact, usually during sex. Can be cured.

Trichomoniasis

What is Trichomoniasis (Web)

“Trich” is a major cause of vaginitis. It’s very common and easily treated.