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USPSTF Recommendation: Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Prevent Sexually Transmitted Infections

Aug 19, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

A new US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendation concludes with moderate certainty that behavioral counseling interventions reduce the likelihood of acquiring STIs in sexually active adolescents and in adults at increased risk, including for example, those who have a current STI, do not use condoms, or have multiple partners, resulting in a moderate net benefit.

Read the recommendation and listen to an interview with the statement coauthors to learn more.


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About Julia Zigman (she/her)

Julia Zigman is a Program Analyst on the NACCHO HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis team. Julia focuses primarily on NACCHO’s Ending the HIV Epidemic portfolio and is a lead staff member for the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Workgroup. Learn more about these programs here.

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