Educational Materials

Below is a list of materials that have been reviewed and approved by the Virginia Department of Health.  Each item has a title, item number, and short description on the left, and an image of the item to the right.  If you click on the image, an electronic version of the full file, if available, will open in a new window for your use and reproduction.

If you wish to order any of the below materials please fill out a copy of the HIV/STD Literature Request Form.  Completed forms may be faxed to (804) 864-8053.  Any questions on educational materials can be directed to the Disease Prevention Hotline.

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ABC’s Daycare Attendance for Children with HIV, HD10

Day care attendance recommendations for children infected with HIV, and universal precautions for handling blood and body fluids are included.


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Bacterial Vaginosis, the Facts, HS15

A plain-language brochure of basic information about bacterial vaginosis.



Genital HPV, the Facts, HS09

A plain-language brochure of basic information about genital HPV.



Genital Herpes, the Facts, HS05

A plain-language brochure of basic information about genital herpes.



HIV Testing: What You Should Know, HD02A, HD02B, HD02C

This brochure is available with three different cover options in English.  Written in plain language, this brochure defines HIV, how it is transmitted, and who should consider being tested.  It discusses different types of testing that are available, resources if you test negative or positive, and HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).  This brochure is also available in Spanish (HS02).



Infection Control, VP03

Contains text around cleaning work area, reducing the chance of a needle stick, disposing waste in proper containers, following universal precautions, using gloves, and washing hands.


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Notice of “Deemed Consent,” VP09

This poster cites the Code of Virginia, Section 32.1-45.1 regarding deemed consent for testing when health care providers or patients are exposed to blood or body fluids in a way that may transmit HIV, Hepatitis B or Hepatitis C.  This poster is available to health care providers for posting in offices and clinics.  This poster is also available in Spanish (VP 10).


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Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, the Facts, HS13

A plain-language brochure of basic information about pelvic inflammatory disease (PID).



PSST…PSST! (Pregnancy Poster), VP07

Contains information on pregnancy, HIV-status, and how asking those questions could help get the best health care for a person and their child.


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Saying No to Sex (Abstinence), BS02

This pamphlet encourages abstinence as the safest way to prevent transmission of HIV and STDs.  It discusses self-esteem issues, and refusal techniques.  This pamphlet is available in Spanish only.


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Sexually Transmitted Diseases, HD03

This pamphlet explains symptoms, transmission and treatment for the following STDs, HIV/AIDS, Chlamydia, genital wars, HPV, gonorrhea, hepatitis A, B, and C, herpes, syphilis, vaginal infections, NGU, crabs and public lice.  It explains symptoms, transmission, and treatment.  It discusses notifying partners of infections, following doctors’ instructions, and how to use a condom, and prevention.



Transgender Health Risk Assessment: A Clinician’s Guide, HD18

This brochure id designed for clinical service providers and contains guidance on assessing health risks for transgender individuals.  Basic information about transgender people is also provided, including definitions of common terms, and recommended resources related to transgender health.



What About this Disease Called Chlamydia, HD12

This pamphlet provides basic information about Chlamydia.  It discusses symptoms, treatment, and risk reduction.  Appropriate for clinic use.  This pamphlet is only available in Spanish.



You, Your Baby – and HIV, CB01

This pamphlet urges women to take steps to protect themselves and their babies from HIV infection, promotes testing, and provides treatment information for babies born to HIV-positive mothers to lower the risk of mother-to-child transmission.  This pamphlet is available in an English/Spanish format.


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