April Is STI Awareness Month

Source Note: This message appears courtesy of the Montgomery County Department of Health & Human Services.

In the five-year period between 2012 and 2016, cases of syphilis in pregnant women rose 61% in the U.S.  Screening during pregnancy is important to protect the mother and the unborn baby. Risk factor screening is likely inadequate in high prevalence areas, and 1st and 3rd trimester screening is more appropriate. Read more…