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Did You Know?


Did You Know? is a feature from the Center for State, Tribal, Local, and Territorial Support to inform your prevention activities. We invite you to read, share, and take action!

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December 15, 2017
  • Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis rates—as well as the number of babies born with syphilis—all increased for a third year, according to CDC’s new Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Surveillance Report.
  • STDs can happen to anyone who is sexually active, but the most affected groups remain gay and bisexual men, pregnant women, and young people aged 15–24.
  • Public health professionals can promote STD prevention by using and sharing new CDC resources, including fact sheets, sample posts for Twitter and Facebook, social media graphics, and a customizable infographic.

Did You Know?  information and web links are current as of their publication date. They may become outdated over time.

Page last reviewed: December 15, 2017