Connections Bimonthly Newsletter Archives

 Connection Bi-monthly Newsletter From the Director of the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention


  • January – February 2022:
    CDC HIV Prevention Priorities; FDA announced reclassification of HCV diagnostics; March 2021 Model Performance Evaluation Program (MPEP) Report Published


  • November – December 2021: What Works in Schools; Congenital Syphilis: Preliminary 2020 Data; Estimates Reveal Decline in Hepatitis C Treatment 2015-2020 PDF pdf icon– Mobile
  • September – October 2021: Health Education Curriculum Analysis Tool; Sexually Transmitted Infections (STI) Treatment Guidelines, 2021; Medical Monitoring Report PDF pdf icon– Mobile
  • July – August 2021: Reflections on 40 Years of HIV; Round-up of Recent HIV-related Funding Announcements; Viral Hepatitis Surveillance 2019 PDF pdf icon– Mobile
  • May – June 2021: National HIV Behavioral Surveillance (NHBS) Report; STD Surveillance Report, 2019; What’s New in AtlasPlus PDF pdf icon– Mobile
  • March – April 2021: Digital Media Tools for Public Health Professionals; HIV Prevention in the United States: Mobilizing to End the Epidemic; Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Prevalence, Incidence, and Cost Estimates
    PDF pdf iconMobile
  • January – February 2021: HIV Criminalization Laws and Ending the U.S. HIV Epidemic; Sexually Transmitted Infections National Strategic Plan; Viral Hepatitis National Strategic Plan PDF pdf iconMobile


  • November – December 2020: Youth Risk Behaviour Survey (YRBS) Summary; Reported Tuberculosis in the United States, 2019; Social Determinants of Health Among Adults with Diagnosed HIV Infection, 2018 PDF pdf iconMobile
  • September – October 2020: America’s HIV Epidemic Analysis Dashboard; Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) Explorer; Viral Hepatitis 2018 Surveillance Summary PDF pdf iconMobile
  • July – August 2020: Three New HIV Surveillance Reports; New Recommendations for Organ Transplant Safety; July 16: Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America Stakeholder Webinar PDF pdf iconMobile
  • May – June 2020: 2018 State and City TB Report; Drug Shortages; June 27: National HIV Testing Day PDF pdf iconMobile
  • March – April 2020: Stay up-to-date on the Latest Information on COVID-19; World TB Day; What’s New in AtlasPlus PDF pdf iconMobile
  • January – February 2020: 2018 School Health Profiles; Recommendations for Providing Quality Sexually Transimtted Diseases Clinical Services; 2020 Ready, Set, PrEP PDF pdf iconMobile


  • November – December: 2018 STD Surveillance Report; Social Determinants of Health Among Adults with Diagnosed HIV Infection, 2017 surveillance; Treatment of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis: An Official ATS/CDC/ERS/IDSA Clinical Practice Guideline PDF pdf iconMobile
  • September – October 2019 Connections: HIV Surveillance Supplemental Report, Volume 24, Number 3; 2017 Hepatitis Surveillance Report; CDC’s Nation Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers Delivers Vital Support to Clinicians PDF pdf iconMobile
  • July – August 2019: New Materials about Syringe Services Programs (SSPs); Nationwide Shortage of Tuberculin Skin Test Antigens; Youth Connectedness and Adult Health Outcomes PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • May – June 2019: TB Screening, Testing & Treatment guidelines for Health Care Personnel; Hep C State Policy Simulator tool available; National HIV Testing Day – June 27 PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • March – April 2019: World TB Day 2019; Estimated HIV Incidence and Prevalence in the United States 2010-2016; New Personal Stories of Tuberculosis Survivors PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • January – February 2019: HIV Surveillance Report; Advance Molecular Detection (AMD); Hepatitis State Prevalence Paper PDFpdf icon – Mobile


  • November – December 2018: Hepatitis C Prevalence; STD Surveillance Report 2017; Special Issue on Monitoring Health Disparities PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • September – October 2018: New Act Against AIDS Initiative; Hepatitis B Virus Treatment Access; Transforming Health Web site PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • July – August 2018: Updated Treatment Recommendations for Latent TB Infection; AtlasPlus Updates; Doing It My Way PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • May – June 2018: Gonorrhea Treatment Recommendation; Preliminary 2017 TB Surveillance Data; PrEP Locator PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • March – April 2018: Infectious Disease Trends among Persons Who Inject Drugs; STD Treatment and Prevention for Providers; Condom Locator Widget PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • January – February 2018: Acute Hepatitis C Virus and Injection Drug Use; High-Impact Prevention (HIP); TB customizable infographic template PDFpdf icon – Mobile


  • November – December 2017: Hepatitis National Progress Report, HIV Infection, Risk, Prevention, and Testing Behaviors among Persons Who Inject Drugs, 2018 STD Prevention Conference Call for Abstracts PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • September – October 2017: Health and Academics Project, National TB Surveillance Center, 5 Things to Know About Tuberculosis Video PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • July – August 2017: 2015 Viral Hepatitis Surveillance Report, Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea, HIV Content Syndication PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • May – June 2017: Syphilis Call to Action, Hepatitis Elimination Strategy, #OldSchoolDASH Twitter Polaroid Series PDFpdf iconMobile
  • March – April 2017: PrEP and STI Testing, AtlasPlus Launch, One Test. Two Lives. Due date calculator PDFpdf iconMobile
  • January – February 2017: Annual TB Surveillance Report, AtlasPlus Launch, The HIV Timeline PDFpdf iconMobile


  • November – December 2016: NCHHSTP Annual Report, National Epidemiologic and Economic Modeling Agreement, CDC Twitter Storify PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • September – October 2016: New Release: Treatment of Drug-Susceptible Tuberculosis Guidelines, Kentucky Hepatitis Town Hall Meeting, TB Elimination on Facebook PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • July-August 2016: HIV among Adolescents and Young Adults Surveillance Report, STD Preventive Services Gap Assessment Toolkit, STD Success Stories PDFpdf icon – Mobile
  • May-June 2016: Hepatitis C Awareness, TB Surveillance, Know Hep C Campaign Refresh PDFpdf iconMobile
  • March – April 2016: New Data Estimate Lifetime Risk for HIV, World TB Day, 2016 STD Prevention Conference Call for Abstracts PDFpdf iconMobile
  • January – February 2016: 2014 School Health Profiles Published, CDC Launches HIV Risk Reduction Tool, Doing It! Campaign PDFpdf iconMobile


  • November – December 2015: 2014 School Health Policies and Practices Study Results, MSAs Bear Highest Burden of HIV, Gay and Bisexual Men’s Health website PDFpdf iconMobile
  • September – October 2015: Recognizing the Frontline Public Health Workforce, Updating the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, DASH: New web site launch PDFpdf iconMobile
  • July-August 2015: Updated STD Treatment Guidelines Available, 2013 YRBS Combined Datasets Released, Positive Spin PDFpdf iconMobile
  • May-June 2015: New Tools for Hepatitis Awareness, Counseling, and Testing, New Funding Opportunities for HIV Prevention PDFpdf iconMobile
  • March-April 2015: Better HIV Care Could Prevent Most Transmissions, STD Awareness Month: Get Yourself Tested Campaign PDFpdf iconMobile
  • January-February 2015: STDs Continue to Affect Millions, CDC Launches New NPIN and GetTested Websites PDFpdf iconMobile


  • November-December 2014: CDC Launches PrEPline Service for Clinicians, New CDC Health Literacy Resources, PDFpdf iconMobile
  • September-October 2014: State Health Profiles Available, Cutting-edge Laboratory Science Improves Public Health PDFpdf iconMobile
  • July-August 2014: PrEP Guidelines, The 25th Anniversary of the Discovery of Hepatitis C Virus PDFpdf iconMobile
  • May-June 2014: Hepatitis Awareness Month, New Website Launched on Health System Changes PDFpdf iconMobile
  • March-April 2014: World TB Day, April is STD Awareness Month PDFpdf iconMobile
  • January-February 2014: 2012 School Health Profiles Survey Results Released, Two New Treatments for Hepatitis C Virus PDFpdf iconMobile


  • November-December 2013: 2014 STD Prevention Conference, New Provisional Guidelines for MDR TB Drug PDFpdf iconMobile
  • September-October 2013: CDC Awards Funds for Promoting Adolescent Health, New Health Insurance Marketplace PDFpdf iconMobile
  • July-August 2013: New Campaign Encourages Latino Gay and Bisexual Men to Get Tested for HIV, Know Hepatitis B Campaign Launched PDFpdf iconMobile
  • May-June 2013: Vital Signs: Hepatitis C Testing, HIV/AIDS Web Site Redesign PDFpdf iconMobile
  • March-April 2013: World TB Day, April is STD Awareness Month PDFpdf iconMobile
  • January-February 2013: HIV Incidence, National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day PDFpdf iconMobile

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