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December 2018


Did You Know? is a weekly 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 14, 2018

  • All pregnant women should be screened for HIV, syphilis, and hepatitis B, and some should be screened for hepatitis C, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and TB.
  • CDC screening recommendations are designed to prevent transmission of infections to the infant and ensure timely care and treatment for both mother and baby.
  • Healthcare providers can use this helpful timeline for screening pregnant patients.

Did You Know? will return January 4. Happy holidays!

December 7, 2018

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 They may become outdated over time.