Resources for Providers
Notifiable Conditions & Reporting:
In Washington, healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, clinical laboratories and veterinarians have responsibilities for reporting suspected or confirmed cases of certain conditions under Public Health surveillance to their local health jurisdiction.
For information on: what is reportable, the minimum reporting information required, reporting timeframes, specimen submission guidance, and supplemental reporting for outbreaks and rare diseases visit the Department of Health’s Notifiable Conditions.
Fill out STD case report
Fill out HIV case report
To report notifiable STD or HIV in Clark County call: 564.397.8082
Confidential fax reporting line: 564.397.8080
Resources for Healthcare Providers:
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Sexually Transmitted Disease Guidelines, 2015.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Recommendations for Prevention and Control of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infection and HCV-Related Chronic Disease
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Recommendations for HIV Screening of Gay, Bisexual, and Other Men who have sex with Men
- HHS Dear colleague letter re: Gonococcal treatment update
- Syphilis treatment
- Bicillin® request form
- CDC Interim STD Treatment Recommendations during COVID-19.
- CDC Guidance during disruption of STD clinical services.
- Department of Health and Human Services Dear Provider letter.
- Washington State Public Health Lab resources (including test menu, forms, shipping, etc.).
- CDC Disease Information.
- DOH STD data and information
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) & post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP):
- CDC Guidance: PrEP for HIV prevention.
- DOH Guidance: PrEP and PEP for HIV Prevention.
- PrEP Watch: data, research and access.
- WHO PrEP implementation guidelines.
Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT):
Tools for working with patients:
- CDC 2020 recommendations for providing quality STD clinical services.
- Affirmative care for people who are transgender or gender non-conforming.
- Asking questions about sexual orientation and gender identity in clinical settings.
- Taking a sexual history.
National STD Curriculum: Self-study modules about STDs, testing, and treatment and tests for continuing education(CE) credits
CDC Online Serology Training (Hepatitis):
National LGBT Health Education Center: A Program of the Fenway Institute
University of Washington National HIV Curriculum: Self-study modules and tests for continuing education (CE) credits
Mission: Increase health care providers' capacity to provide high quality HIV/AIDS care within the region's health care systems by providing HIV treatment education, clinical consultation, capacity building, and technical assistance. Please check out our calendar pages for upcoming events and our training and resources page for your clinical or continuing education needs or just email or call one of the offices.
PrEP Facts (HIV Pre-Exposure Prophlaxis)
Polaris: Polaris uses data-driven strategies to prevent and disrupt human trafficking, a $150 billion industry that robs 25 million people around the world of their freedom.
This site is dedicated to the girls and women currently struggling to leave the Life, to those who have successfully done so despite enormous challenges, and to their loved ones, advocates and dedicated service providers. The Life Story seeks to elevate the experiences and voices of those in the sex trade while providing the solutions they need. To accomplish this, we draw upon the lived experience, leadership, wisdom and courage of these remarkable women. The Life Story films also share the experiences of allies who work in partnership with girls and women who have experienced commercial sexual exploitation.
The Northwest Addiction Technology Transfer Center (NWATTC) provides services to develop and strengthen the substance use disorder treatment and recovery workforce in Alaska, Idaho, Oregon, and Washington.
Located at the University of Washington’s Alcohol & Drug Abuse Institute, the center seeks to accelerate community-based implementation of evidence-based practices (EBPs) for treatment and recovery by; sponsoring training online and in-person to enhance clinical knowledge and skills; and adoption of EBPs; providing intensive technical assistance to support systems change and organizational efforts to implement EBPs; offering consultation for systems-level change in the emerging new landscape for behavioral health care; disseminating science-based information on EBPs, cultural competence, and more.