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DIVISION OF STD, HIV, HEPATITIS, & TUBERCULOSIS

​The Bureau for Public Health's Division of STD, Hepatitis, and Tuberculosis (DSHHT) provides surveillance, intervention, testing, education and care to prevent and control the spread of disease for the people in West Virginia. The division aims to:

  • Monitor local and statewide outbreaks.
  • Improve public understanding of STD, HIV, Hepatitis, and TB.
  • Prevent or reduce behaviors that transmit disease.
  • Strengthen systems for referral to appropriate prevention and treatment services.
  • Ensure that disease surveillance is a quality, secure system.
  • Ensure that all people at risk for infection know their status.
  • Ensure that those who are not infected with remain uninfected.
  • Ensure that those infected ​have access to the most effective therapies possible.
  • Ensure a quality professional education program that includes the most current disease information.

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CONTACT

For more information, call the West Virginia HIV/AIDS & STD Hotline:

1-800-642-8244

Trained professionals are available to speak with you weekdays (except holidays) from 9:00am to 4:00pm. We can answer your questions about HIV/AIDS and other STDs in West Virginia, how to protect yourself, how to be tested, and how to get treatment.