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Prevention Briefs Newsletter

Prevention Briefs is a quarterly newsletter from the Oregon Health Authority HIV Prevention and STD programs.

  • This newsletter serves as a forum to give brief overviews of major news and upcoming events.
  • Please browse the annual presentation of issues on this page. NOTE: All files are PDF format. 
  • For more information, contact Josh Ferrer via phone at (971) 673-0149 or via e-mail at joshua.s.ferrer@dhsoha.state.or.us

Current Year

  • ​Condom Distribution Update
  • Website Updates
  • Meet New STD and HIV Prevention Staff
  • Who to Contact
    • ​Working to End Health Disparities
    • HIV Prevention Essentials Training
    • Communicable Disease Dashboards
    • September Orpheus DUDE Training Webinar
    • Special Needs Funding
    • HIV/Syphilis Care Incentive Program
    • HIV Continuum of Care Conference
    • CDC 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines
    • HIV and STD Testing During COVID

       

    Archives

    2020

    • Welcome Back, Prevention Briefs!
    • PrEP Resources
    • Free Condoms Available from Oregon Reminders
    • Partner Spotlight: Cascade AIDS Project
    • Free Home HIV Tests Available ​

    2016

    • New data for HIV prevention
    • Demonstration project results
    • Expanded STI screening
    • Who do I contact?

    ​March/April​ - Recent Issue

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    • What you need to know about Zika
    • What's new with rapid testing
    • Female condom available with no co-pay
    • Check out Native Voices!
    • April is STD Awareness Month

    2015

    • Progress preventing HIV
    • Syphilis results in 12 minutes
    • Detecting HIV earlier with a rapid test
    • Viral Suppression
    • Online HIV prevention training coming soon!M
    • Trauma-informed prevention
    • STD program transition
    • Rapid syphilis test pricing
    • Medicare HIV test coverage
    • Community input and planning?
    • Youth sexual health in Oregon
    • HIV Prevention Essentials
    • Ocular syphilis
    • Upcoming events
    • A widget for preventive health care
    • Who do I contact?
    • Updated STD treatment guidelines
    • Marriage equality and health equity
    • Lane County STD Strategic Plan
    • Condom distribution works!
    • Updated HIV test form
    • New Oregon Reminders materials
    • Viral hepatitis report released
    • SyphAware campaign
    • Daily PrEP reminders
    • State-and county-level HIV data reports
    • Outbreak response plan

    2014

    • One in six with HIV is undiagnosed
    • Oregon HIV laws guide
    • HIV test guidance for contractors
    • Oregon's incarcerated honor World AIDS day
    • The HIV and STI connection
    • Partner services changes
    • HIV testing procedural guidance
    • Reducing delayed diagnosis of HIV
    • Lubricant safety
    • New gonorrhea investigative guidelines
    • New HIV and STD data
    • HTML is not an STD
    • HIV transmission among HIV discordant couples
    • Confidential HIV testing policy
    • Please welcome Irina!
    • Online STI Partner Services training
    • Upcoming events
    • A sexual health framework for gay men
    • PrEPline for clinicians
    • Updated HIV testing information
    • Legacy Health supports routine HIV screening
    • Upcoming events
    • Websites and apps address sexual health

    2013

    • A new tool for testing and medication adherence
    • Update on HIV test consent policy changes
    • National HIV/AIDS strategy benchmarks
    • Gonorrhea in Oregon
    • Oregon HIV/STD hotline funding update
    • Out of care, but not out of mind
    • Price agreement for OraQuick rapid home test kits
    • Policy changes impacting HIV testing and linkage
    • 2013 funding update
    • HIV PrEP and nPEP: Worthwhile? Yep!
    • Integrated planning efforts
    • Condom distribution in 2013
    • Oregon Reminders update
    • HIV screening recommendations for clinicians
    • Staffing changes
    • Reaching Oregon's hispanic/latino communities
    • CDC site visit and funding update
    • Preventing perinatal transmission
    • Staffing changes
    • Referrals to services
    • sHIVer data
    • Expanding healthcare access
    • New Oregon HIV data available
    • Program re-organization

    2012

    • Materials for your use
    • Demonstration project funding
    • Program planning update
    • Order by mail
    • HIV test form changes
    • Text messaging for partner services
    • Syringe exchange funding update
    • Get to know tuesday
    • HIV test consent law change
    • Condom distribution update
    • Linkage to care
    • Integrating prevention and care messages
    • Why are HIV cases reported to OHA?
    • Camp Starlight
    • Internet-based partner services in Oregon
    • Bringing the international AIDS conference to you
    • Update on coordinated care organizations
    • Materials review panel members wanted
    • Statewide HIV prevention plans
    • Named reporting: are clients concerned?
    • Google, a Doodle, and you
    • CDC site visit
    • Recent HIV/STD trends in Oregon
    • Say what? Key messages!
    • Rapid HIV home testing
    • New technology-based programs

    2011

    • Funding update
    • Staffing update
    • Supporting healthy options for prevention
    • HIV prevention leadership summit
    • Opportunities
    • HIV planning groups update
    • New staff in the state office
    • AXIS
    • State of Oregon new website
    • Future changes coming

    June

    • "Prevent HIV Oregon" on Facebook and Twitter
    • The HIV prevention program supports A6
    • Community awareness grant update
    • CDC funding for HIV prevention
    • Social support for PLWHA
    • Put a face with a name
    • Camp Starlight
    • A New statewide planning process
    • Highlights from the National HIV prevention conference
    • Resource inventory
    • Fiscal reports
    • How is HIV prevention changing?
    • How is local prevention work In Oregon changing?
    • HIV testing
    • Comprehensive prevention with positives
    • Condom distribution
    • Policy/structural initiatives
    • What activities will not be funded?
    • Demonstration project proposals
    • What has OHA done to contain costs
    • World AIDS day
    • Local program planning
    • Guidelines for HIV prophylaxis after sexual assault
    • MSM couples and HIV risks
    • New HIV testing campaign

    2010

    • Meet the state HIV prevention staff
    • Program planning for FY 2010 - 2011
    • Social networks strategy HIV testing
    • Requests for proposals
    • Adelescent sexuality conference 2010
    • Contracts and funding opportunities
    • Staffing update

    June

    • What do you know about Hepatitis C?
    • New media communications
    • Contracts and funding opportunities
    • Opportunities
    • Summer public health institute
    • Staffing update
    • Planning groups integration
    • Oregon AIDS / STD hotline
    • Staffing




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