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INFORMATION ON SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES

Maricopa County Department of Public Health (MCDPH)has a great page that has information on sexually transmitted diseases (STD). The page provides information on symptoms and treatment.

MCDPH STD Department


INFORMATION ON PrEP & PEP

HIVAZ.org has a great page with lots of information on both PrEP and PEP. The page includes some common FAQ’s, a list of PrEP providers in the State of Arizona and a host of resources.

Information on PrEP


GAY & LESBIANS ALLIANCES AGAINST DEFAMATION

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CDC STD

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers their own help to test for, learn about and avoid STD’s and more.

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NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF HEALTH

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THE BODY – HIV/AIDS RESOURCE

TheBody.com’s World AIDS Day 2014 special section is where you can learn more about the current state of the epidemic, find out how to spread HIV awareness, hear voices from diverse communities and add your voice to that of the global community of people who care.

Help Spread Awareness


AMERICAN SEXUAL HEALTH ASSOCIATION

We want to help you understand and be responsible about your sexual health. We offer lots of information to help you stay healthy.

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CDC’s National HIV and STD Testing

We help you find free, fast and confidential testing clinics near you.

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Check Yourself After Campaign
Check Yourself After Campaign
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The Check Yourself After Campaign is back at it spreading awareness of the need to frequently get tested. To find…

Statistics on Syphilis in Maricopa County, AZ
Statistics on Syphilis in Maricopa County, AZ
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Late last year the Center for Disease Control (CDC) released the national rankings for sexually transmitted diseases and we thought…

Celebrate World AIDS Day 2015
Celebrate World AIDS Day 2015
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World AIDS Day is December 1, 2015 and there are quite a few great events happening in Maricopa County, AZ.…

STD’s Don’t Discriminate
STD’s Don’t Discriminate
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Talking to your partner about safe sex and sexually transmitted diseases is often thought of as uncomfortable but it doesn’t…

Get the facts

Learn good facts to know about STD’s so you make sure to make the right choices for your health.

  • Almost two million Americans have Chlamydia trachomatis at any given time.
  • Although teenagers and young adults represent only 25% of the sexually active population, 15-24 year olds account for nearly half of all STD’s diagnosed each year.
  • Up to 80% of people with an STD do not experience symtoms
  • STD's increase the risk of acquiring HIV
  • Chlamydia is the most commonly reported infections disease in the U.S.
  • A girl is four times more likely to contract an STD than she is to become pregnant