sexually transmitted disease program - Vermont Department of Health

Information for Providers/Clinicians

Vermont's Sexually-Transmitted Disease (STD) Control and Prevention Project operates through a federal grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These funds provide diagnostic, treatment and epidemiological services for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.

Clinical services are administered through contracts with private health care providers and family planning clinics located throughout Vermont. These services include testing, treatment, partner notification, and disease investigation activities on high priority cases for residents in all geographic regions of the state.

Health care providers may obtain medications for the treatment of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis free of charge as well as accessing the expertise of our Infectious Disease medical consultant through the program.

National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers
The National Network of STD/HIV Prevention Training Centers (PTCs) is a CDC-funded group of regional centers created in partnership with health departments and universities. The PTCs work to increase the knowledge and skills of health professionals in the areas of sexual and reproductive health. The National Network offers a spectrum of state-of-the-art educational opportunities, including experiential learning with an emphasis on prevention.

Region I Infertility Prevention Project
This website provides general information on the National Infertility Prevention Project (IPP), with specific information and data for Region I: New England. This website also contains the most up-to-date information about chlamydia, including research, testing, treatments, upcoming events and related links.

The Practitioner’s Handbook
The Practitioner’s Handbook is designed to assist practitioners in primary health care, family medicine, emergency medicine, and other specialties in the optimal management of patients with STDs and their partners.

CDC Treatment Guidelines

Data and Statistics

Reported cases of STDs in Vermont (1999-2004)

For more information

STD Program
Vermont Department of Health
108 Cherry Street
P.O. Box 70 , Drawer HAST-41
Burlington , VT 05402
Tel. 802-863-7245

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