STD Outbreak Response Resources

STD Outbreak Response Plan Guidepdf icon – Guidance for jurisdictions on developing their own STD outbreak response plan.

STD Outbreak Prevention and Control Activitiespdf icon – A companion document to the STD Outbreak Response Plan Guide, providing more specific examples of outbreak control and prevention activities.

Syphilis Outbreak Detection Guidancepdf iconexternal icon – A framework for understanding a program’s epidemiology, determining if and when an outbreak might be occurring, and when additional resources and activities might be needed.

Health Alert Templates

Modify these templates with your local data and recommendations to alert providers about current STD outbreaks.

Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI) Template

Congenital Syphilis Template

Gonorrhea with Reduced Susceptibility Template

LGV Template

Talking Points for Gonorrhea with Reduced Susceptibilityword icon – Talking points to help health departments describe the situation, what the health department is doing, what clinicians can do, and what the public can do to prevent the spread of gonorrhea with reduced susceptibility.