HIV & STDs 101

What You Should Know…

The Basics of HIV and STDs
Information from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services about HIV and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including: What are they? How are they spread? How can you avoid getting them? What should you know about testing?

HIV/AIDS (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

STDs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

Michigan Hotlines

Consumers: Michigan HIV/STD Hotline @ 800-872-2437 (weekdays 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. ET) (no charge)
Funded by MDHHS and operated by Unified – HIV Health and Beyond, the statewide hotline is the premier free resource for the community and patients to obtain information on HIV/AIDS/STDs. Trained volunteers staff the hotline 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday, providing prevention and general HIV/AIDS/STD information, assistance in finding a testing location, and help in dealing with HIV/AIDS/STDs.
 

Healthcare Professionals: Michigan HIV Consultation Program (no charge)
Funded by MDHHS and operated by Henry Ford Health System, this service offers Michigan health care professionals information about: HIV disease management; HIV drug-to-drug interactions; HIV occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP); HIV non-occupational post-exposure prophylaxis (nPEP); HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP); perinatal HIV treatment; and case management.

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