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 multiple contract positions.  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 correct condom usage, PrEP, TasP, 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 STDs

Learn more about PrEP and nPEP and how they can prevent HIV

Learn more about the Virginia Comprehensive Harm Reduction program

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

Access data and reports from the Division of Disease Prevention

Find health care provider resources for HIV, STD, and viral hepatitis

Important resources for DDP partner agencies


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

Last updated: July 19, 2022