Sexually Transmitted Disease Control & Prevention

The STD Control Program strives to reduce the frequency of STDs, including HIV, and their complications.

The STD Control Program undertakes an array of interventions and activities to prevent STDs and their complications. Most activities are mandated by Washington state law.

Partner management-To curb the spread of STD and HIV in the community, the STD Control Program notifies the sex partners of persons with HIV and other selected STDs, offers prevention counseling, and ensures the partners' examination and/or treatment.

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From the Washington State Health Department of Health