FDA's November 15, 2023, approval of the at-home STI Simple 2 Test for chlamydia and gonorrhea is the latest of various tools available to consumers and healthcare providers to help combat the dramatic increase in gonorrhea and syphilis cases in recent years. Below is a recap of select resources:
- Addressing STIs: Ask. Test. Treat. Repeat. This HRSA project presents evidence-based interventions for use in clinics, along with patient education and self-collection guidance. Access additional resources on the Sexually Transmitted Infections topic page.
- STI National Strategic Plan. This HHS resource presents strategies for reducing STIs over the 2021-2025 time frame.
- Syphilis and People with HIV. This new HIV.gov webpage presents consumer-focused information and other resources. See also CDC's Sexually Transmitted Diseases webpages, with data, fact sheets, and more.
- Ask Me Anything About STIs. This collection of short videos is among a much larger collection by KFF's We Are Greater Than.