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Infectious Disease Resources

Sites for kids

Growing Up
Chilling Out With Colds
The Science of Really Gross! Things

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

STD Trends and Prevention Strategies - A State Perspective August 8, 2007 Springfield, Illinois (Powerpoint file).
Current STD rates by county

If you are between the ages of 12 and 26 and you're sexually active it's important to get tested for chlamydia. 40 percent of women with untreated chlamydia infections develop Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID). One in five women with PID becomes infertile because of the damage PID does to the reproductive organs.

This is where you will find the facts, the support and the resources to answer your questions, find referrals, join HELP groups, and get access to in-depth information about sexually transmitted diseases.

Centers for Disease Control: STD Facts & Information

A service of the CDC National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention. The nation's largest collection of information and resources on HIV, STD, and TB Prevention.
Direct links: HIV/AIDS Section   -   STD Section   -   Tuberculosis Section

Illinois Department of Public Health Statistics on STDs and HIV for Illinois

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID)


hivtest.org National HIV Testing Resources

HIV InSite Comprehensive, up-to-date information on HIV/AIDS treatment, prevention, and policy from the University of California San Francisco School of Medicine.

The Body HIV/AIDS information in more that 550 Topic areas

AIDS Info A service of the US Department of Health & Human Services Offering information on HIV/AIDS Treatment, Prevention, & Research.

CDC Divisions of HIV/AIDS Information

CDC VIH/SIDA en espaņol

CDC en espaņol

PAP Tests

C-UPHD Family Planning

Frances Nelson Health Center

Planned Parenthood Locations Illinois

Family Planning/Birth Control

C-UPHD Family Planning

Planned Parenthood Locations in Illinois

Emergency Contraception

Contraception options explained

Other Resources

Positively Aware Publication of the Chicago's Test Positive Aware Network (TPAN). Very accessible - no prior knowledge of medical issues required.

BETA: the Bulletin of Experimental Treatments for AIDS, covers new developments in AIDS treatment research.

Treatment Issues Highly respected treatment newsletter from Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) in New York.

Comprehensive Medically Accurate Sexuality Education

Our Whole Lives A series of sexuality education curricula for five age groups: grades K-1, grades 4-6, grades 7-9, grades 10-12, and adults.

SIECUS The Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States-has served as the national voice for sexuality education, sexual health, and sexual rights for almost 40 years. SIECUS believes that sexuality is a natural and healthy part of life and that all people have the right to the information, skills, and services they need to make responsible sexual decisions.

SIECUS Annotated Bibliography: Sexuality Education Curricula

Sexual Health Promotion Programs

The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System was developed in 1990 to monitor priority health risk behaviors that contribute markedly to the leading causes of death, disability, and social problems among youth and adults in the United States.

Hepatitis Information

HCV Advocate offers information, education, and support for people with Hepatitis C and their caregivers.

The American Liver Foundation provides research, education, and advocacy for those affected by Hepatitis and other liver-related diseases.

Center for Disease Control presents education and links related to Hepatitis A, B, C, D, and E.

Hepatitis Neighborhood has free access to medical experts and helpful articles. It also has multiple chat rooms for encouragement and support for those infected with Hepatitis.

Hepatitis C Information Central features the latest news about Hepatitis C infection, diagnosis, symptoms, and treatments.

World Health Organization provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, and news.

Hepatitis Foundation International helps people with Hepatitis concerns manage and fulfill their lives.

A website for individuals co-infected with Hepatitis and HIV. Includes recent research, medical treatment, and "Ask the Doctor" forum.

HIV Case Management Information

Need help paying for AIDS drugs? AIDS Drug Assistance Program

Need help paying for medications? Financial help with non-AIDS-related medications.

Other Information

Lens Crafters OneSight

Need free or low-cost dental services?

Need help accessing healthcare?

Questions about public aid?

Cunningham Township

Questions about Veteran's Benefits?

Immunization Action Coalition Summary of recommendations for adults. Many languages.

Travel Health information for specific destinations. What to know before you go

What vaccines do you need? Take the QUIZ!

Tuberculosis Information

Centers for Disease Control - Questions and Answers About TB

Illinois Department of Public Health - Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis World Health Organization - Stop TB

Immigration (INS) Physicals

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District does not provide INS physicals. Please see the following links for assistance:

Illinois - USCIS Designated Medical Doctors

Ford-Iroquois Health Department

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Statistics and Data Sources

CDC Wonder (Centers for Disease Control)
Fastats (Centers for Disease Control)
Health Finder (U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)
Health Topics A to Z (Centers for Disease Control)
Illinois - Health Statistics
Illinois - AIDS Cases 1998-1999
Illinois - AIDS Cases By County 1990-1999
Illinois - AIDS Deaths 1991-1998
Illinois - AIDS Deaths by County 1996-1998
National Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Center for Health Statistics
National Center for Policy Analysis
National Center for Public Policy
National Health Information Center
U.S. Census Bureau