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West Virginia HIV/AIDS
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statewide active surveillance system to detect and report HIV infection and AIDS
cases, provides consultation to health care providers regarding the West Virginia
HIV statute and other related HIV/AIDS issues, and annually updates
the West Virginia HIV/AIDS Epidemiologic Profile. Click the links below to
view current HIV/AIDS surveillance reports (requires Adobe
Acrobat Reader 3 or greater).
HIV/AIDS prevention through health education and training, risk reduction
promotion, and resource distribution to service providers and people at
risk. This is accomplished through technical assistance consultation, conferences and
workshops, media campaigns, community-based organizations and community
planning groups, youth peer education, HIV counseling and testing at AIDS
Prevention Centers, and a statewide AIDS hotline.
Prevention Centers provide free, confidential HIV antibody
counseling and testing, risk reduction information, contact notification,
and follow-up services.
HIV/AIDS Community-Based Organizations provide local prevention outreach and resources.
Community Planning Group develops HIV prevention plans
specifically addressing the needs of the community. The Planning Group can
be reached at (304) 342-9633 or (800) 345-9633.
HIV Care Consortium
management services and assistance for essential medical care and
associated support services and Special Pharmacy Program.
the link at the left for a list of AIDS-related websites.
Transmitted Diseases (STD)
STD Program monitors disease morbidity in both the public and private
sectors on Syphilis, Hepatitis B, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Human Papiloma
Virus (HPV) and Herpes Simplex Virus type II (HSV). Nine disease
investigators located throughout the state perform field epidemiology on
all Early Syphilis, HIV, and Acute Hepatitis B infections as well as
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea when feasible. The central program staff
answers all hotline calls and provides educational resources for
presentations as well as condom and literature distribution.
Epidemiologic Profile of HIV/AIDS in West Virginia, 2001 Annual Report (STD section available)
the link at the left for a list of STD-related websites.
State of West Virginia (WV)
West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR)
Bureau for Public Health (BPH)
Office of Epidemiology and Health Promotion (OEHP)
Division of Surveillance and Disease Control (DSDC)
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