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)
- CDC HIV/AIDS web portal
- HIV Basics
- HIV Fact Sheets
- HIV 101 Fact Sheet
- HIV Risk and Prevention
- HIV Testing
- HIV National Hotlines and Referrals
STDs (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)
- CDC Sexually Transmitted Diseases web portal
- STD Fact Sheets
- How You Can Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases
- STD Treatment
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.
- Non-urgent questions: Submit online at www.henryford.com/hcp/academic/medicine/divisions/id/hiv-consult. Questions will be answered within 24-48 hours.
- Immediate-need questions: Contact the 24-hour consultation line at 313-575-0332 to speak to a live representative.