HIV/STDs

October 09, 2019
Louisiana’s case rates of primary and secondary syphilis, congenital syphilis and gonorrhea improved from 2017 to 2018, showing the Louisiana Department of Health’s efforts toward STD prevention are making a positive impact.
July 30, 2019
The Hepatitis epidemic continues to have a significant impact on the public health of Louisiana. Louisiana Statistical information related to hepatitis are available here.
July 30, 2019
The HIV epidemic continues to have a significant impact on the public health of Louisiana. Louisiana Statistical information related to HIV/AIDS are available here.
July 19, 2019
The HIV epidemic continues to have a significant impact on the public health of Louisiana. Louisiana Statistical information related to HIV/AIDS are available here.
July 19, 2019
The HIV epidemic continues to have a significant impact on the public health of Louisiana. Louisiana Statistical information related to HIV/AIDS are available here.
July 18, 2019
The grant comes as part of the first wave of funding to support the federal government’s 10-year plan to end the HIV epidemic.
July 02, 2019
The Louisiana Department of Health today announced that fewer people have been diagnosed with an HIV infection in the past year than in any of the previous 10 years.
June 21, 2019
The screenings are for HIV, hepatitis C and syphilis. They are set for June 24-27, leading up to National HIV Testing Day.
June 03, 2019
This month, the Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health, Walgreens and other local health agencies will be holding 43 screening opportunities for sexually transmitted infections, or STI screenings.
April 03, 2019
Many people struggle to find the right words to start the conversation about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). April is Louisiana STD Awareness Month, with the theme of “Start the Conversation — About STDs.” Its slogan is, “It doesn’t matter how, it just matters that you do. Start the conversation!”