Disease Prevention – HIV & STDs

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The Division of Disease Prevention (DDP) is a division of the Office of Epidemiology.

The mission of the DDP is to maximize public health and safety through the elimination, prevention, and control of disease, disability, and death caused by HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, other sexually transmitted infections .

Information related to the HIV Care Services Program.

Learn about the most recent methods for preventing HIV.  These include the correct ways to use condoms, pre- and post- exposure prophylaxis, treatment as prevention and more.

Find a location near you to get tested for HIV, viral hepatitis, or STDs.  Learn about testing options, cost, and reasons to test.

Learn more about the different types of sexually transmitted diseases.

Learn more about medications that can prevent HIV when taken as directed, either before, or after possible exposure to HIV.

Learn more about the Virginia Comprehensive Harm Reduction program.

Learn more about viral hepatitis, including how to prevent it and what treatments are available.

Access data and reports from the Division of Disease Prevention on HIV, STDs, and Viral Hepatitis.


Content notice: The DDP  website contains HIV/STD prevention messages that may be considered explicit by some visitors.

Last updated: December 16, 2019.