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Find STD diagnosis, screening and treatment recommendations, as well as discussion points for sexual health issues with patients, here.

STD Guidelines

STD Toolkit

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Toolkit – A Health Care Provider’s Guide to Increasing Chlamydia and Gonorrhea Screening Rates (Coming Soon)

CDC STI Treatment Guidelines - 2021 Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving 
These guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) were updated by CDC after consultation with a group of professionals knowledgeable in the field of STDs. The information in this report updates the 2015 Guidelines for Treatment of Sexually Transmitted Diseases.

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT)

Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) is the clinical practice of treating the sex partners of patients diagnosed with chlamydia or gonorrhea by providing prescriptions or medications to the patient to take to his or her partner without the health care provider first examining the partner.

IHS Adapted Screening/Treatment/EPT Guidance Documents

ARCHIVED (Updated Documents Coming Soon)

Best Practices

Information to come.

School STD Screening Guidelines

The guidelines were developed to help communities in rural Indian Country implement school-based chlamydia screening projects. Concrete examples from Indian Country where screening had been implemented or attempted are provided, including many of the lessons learned.

School-based STD Screening Guidelines Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  [PDF]

Jail STD Screening Guidelines

STD screening is one of many critical public health services that must be provided to high-risk incarcerated populations. STD screening is an effective, jail-based screening program that will benefit both the health of individual detainees and the greater community.

Jail STD Screening Guidelines [PDF - 2.2MB]

Syphilis Outbreak Detection Guidance

This document was developed to give STD programs a framework for understanding their epidemiology, determining if and when an outbreak might be occurring, and determining when additional resources and activities could be needed to prevent further transmission of disease.

Syphilis Outbreak Detection Guidance Exit Disclaimer: You Are Leaving  [PDF - 724KB]

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