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STD information for healthcare and public health professionals

The latest STD information and resources from DPH and our partners

Resources from MDPH

Case reporting in Massachusetts for healthcare providers

Resources from our partners

STD Clinical Consultation Network

Got a tough STD question? The STD Clinical Consultation Network (STDCCN) provides FREE expert STD clinical consultation at your fingertips. Visit the STD Clinical Consultation Network.

Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center

The Sylvie Ratelle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center (Ratelle PTC) is a collaboration between the Massachusetts Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Ratelle PTC provides training and education to practicing clinicians in the diagnosis, treatment, and management of sexually transmitted diseases and the prevention of HIV. For more information and course offerings, visit here. The Ratelle PTC is part of the National Network of STD Clinical Prevention Training Centers. Visit NNPTC.org for clinician training opportunities and resources.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Summary of CDC STI Treatment Guidelines, 2021

CDC guidance for jurisdictions that are experiencing disruption in STD clinical services

Where can I get materials for my patients?

Materials such as brochures and wallet cards are available at no cost to you on the Massachusetts Health Promotion Clearinghouse.

STD Fact sheets are also available from the CDC Division of STD Prevention. Print versions of these fact sheets are available in English and Spanish, and several other languages.

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