For more than 50 years, CDC has worked with these programs to prevent the spread of STDs across the United States.This page includes STD prevention success stories made possible by these programs, as well as by CDC and other federal agencies.
Baltimore City Health Department and CDC’s Community Approaches to Reducing Sexually Transmitted Diseases (or CARS) team up and empower young leaders to reach their peers about sexual health.
Several states are pioneering more effective time and cost-saving options to improve STD clinic operations.
The Healthy Relationships program is bringing STD prevention information to college students, and helping to develop the next generation of student leaders.
CDC and STD programs throughout the country are harnessing data to boost STD prevention policies and practices.
Two Virginia Disease Intervention Specialists (DIS) use their STD prevention skills to help halt an outbreak in Indiana.
Disease Intervention Specialists, STD clinic staff, and lab staff in Hawaii work together to identify and treat possible cases of drug resistant gonorrhea.
Here are two stories of STD programs in Oregon and Alaska that created innovative, buzz-worthy STD prevention campaigns to raise awareness and promote action in their communities.
CDC, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), and the National Institutes of Health (NIH) collaborate to evaluate two untested combinations of antibiotics to treat gonorrhea.
Rhode Island and South Los Angelesprograms work closely with community members to make strides in promoting and improving sexual health.
Illinois and Chicago working to expand the use of EPT to reach more partners with the medication they need.
Two stories of Kansas and Washington State public health programs going the extra mile to prevent and treat syphilis.
DIS success stories about HIV from Hawaii and Tennessee.
Key STD prevention achievements from CDC and state/local health department programs.
California and New Hampshire programs working with primary care providers to improve the lives of people they serve.
Two stories of PTCs in St. Louis and Denverwhose innovative projects have gone above and beyond to meet the needs of providers.