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How to Work with Schools to Conduct STD Screening

Date Published: 
September 4, 2013

Schools, community health centers, health departments, and community based programs across the nation are joining forces to provide adolescents with needed access to sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV testing and treatment where youth spend a large portion of their day – at school. Youth are disproportionally impacted by STDs, including HIV, and it is important to provide testing and treatment to help mitigate possible consequences from STDs and HIV: infertility, pelvic inflammatory disease, and AIDS.

 

This fact sheet contains information on:

  • adolescents and sexual activity;
  • your role in STD testing;
  • how to work with schools; and
  • next steps.

 

 

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Format: 2014-10-23
Format: 2014-10-23

Highlighted Resources

The National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) in partnership with the American Sexually Transmitted Disease Association (ASTDA) hosted a webinar: Point of Care Testing-Where Are We Going?  

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Sexually transmitted disease (STD) programs do an enormous amount of work to protect the public’s health with continually declining resources. There are many opportunities associated with the evolution of health care in the United States.

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The National Alliance of State and Territorial AIDS Directors (NASTAD) and the National Coalition of STD Directors (NCSD) are pleased to launch “Addressing Stigma: A Blueprint for HIV/STD Prevention and Care Outcomes for Black and L

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