Hepatitis Awareness Month
Learn and share the ABCs of Viral Hepatitis this May, Hepatitis Awareness Month
New PrEP Option Approved
Federal Drug Administration Approves New Drug to Prevent HIV: Apretude® (Cabotegravir)
Updated STI Treatment Guidelines from CDC
Pharmacy Testing Program Update
Learn about changes in the Virginia Pharmacy Testing Program
COVID-19 in Virginia
COVID-19 information from VDH
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 .
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.
Learn more about medications that can prevent HIV when taken as directed, either before, or after possible exposure to HIV.
Learn more about viral hepatitis, including how to prevent it and what treatments are available.
Content notice: The DDP website contains HIV/STD prevention messages that may be considered explicit by some visitors.
Last updated: May 11, 2022