Disease Prevention – HIV & STDs

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 .

Now Hiring

DDP is currently recruiting the following contract positions: Regional STD Program Coordinator, Health Counselor/Disease Intervention Specialists (multiple openings), Retention Coordinators, Retention Coordinator Lead, and Virginia Medication Assistance Technicians.

To view the full descriptions of each position, and find information on how to apply, visit the DDP Recruitment Page.

Information for people living with HIV in Virginia.

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.

Find information 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.

Find resources for HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis if you are a health provider.

If you're a DDP partner agency you can find important resources on this page.


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

Last updated: October 6, 2021.