AIDS Institute Promotes STD Awareness Month
Between 2010 and 2015 in NYS, the number of people newly infected with syphilis has increased by more than 100%. Most cases (70%) are among men who have sex with men (MSM). Larger increases between 2014 and 2015 were seen in Buffalo (+88%), Rochester (+28%) and the Metropolitan New York area (+44%).
Resources for health professionals and health educators on this topic are below:
CDC Materials for STD Awareness Month
Training for non-clinical providers-Offers HIV, sexually transmitted infection (STI) and viral hepatitis training across New York State for non-physician health and human services providers who offer HIV, STI and viral hepatitis prevention. All training are free of charge and funded by the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute.
To register for any course, click on the appropriate registration link and enter your account log-in information. If you do not have an account with hivtrainingny.gov, you will need to sign up for one prior to registering for a course. For help in registering, please contact the NYSDOH AIDS Institute's HIV Education and Training Program at 518-474-3045.