Resources for STD Awareness Week: April 10-16, 2022

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Some Resources for STD Awareness Week: April 10-16, 2022

Curated from: | Published: April 11, 2022


San Francisco has a dedicated sexual health website at with content geared for both patients and providers, including content for provider training needs, guidelines and important updates & alerts. which was shared in our April 11th 2022 post

CDC Campaign Toolkit

  • The toolkit provides resources from the three campaigns below to share with your community about the importance of prevention and testing. Additionally, it serves as a guide to help users understand the theme of each campaign, the primary audiences, and aligned materials.

Get Yourself Tested

  • The GYT campaign targets youth and encourages young people to get tested and treated for STDs. The campaign offers streamlined materials to help focus efforts on STD awareness, prevention, testing, and treatment among young people.
  • San Francisco Health Department and San Francisco City Clinic

Prepare Before You’re There

  • This campaign targets the general public and focuses on education, awareness, prevention, and communication. It encourages people to be knowledgeable about what puts them at risk for STDs and to make an intentional prevention plan before “the heat of the moment” happens.  

Talk. Test. Treat.

  • The general public and healthcare providers are the target audiences of this campaign, which focuses on communication, testing, and treatment. It reinforces that all STDs are preventable and treatable, and most are curable and encourages taking three simple actions—Talk. Test. Treat.—for the audience to protect their health, the health of their partners, and that of providers‘ patients.

STI National Strategic Plan

  • Led by the Office of Infectious Disease and HIV/AIDS Policy, the first-ever STI National Strategic Plan provides a roadmap toward a nation where STIs are prevented and where every person has high-quality STI prevention, care, and treatment while living free from stigma and discrimination. Learn more about the Plan here.

General Resources

  • The CDC provides additional resources, including testing and treatment guidelines, fact sheets, surveillance reports, and more here.