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STD/HIV/Hepatitis C

The HIV/STD/Hepatitis C program's purpose is to collaborate with others throughout Montana to prevent the spread of Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), and to help ensure access to treatment and services.

Syphilis Strikes Back

Once felt to be nearly eliminated, syphilis is again rearing its ugly head across the nation.  The number of cases is averaging one per week. At the current rate disease numbers for 2017 could more than triple. 

Syphilis is affecting persons age 19-62 and has been reported out of seven Montana counties. 

Cases involve men who have sex with men as well as heterosexual contact.


2015 Preliminary STD Data

Heath Alert Network

Details regarding signs and symptoms, testing and treatment can be found in CDC’s 2015 STD Treatment Guidelines.

Montana’s related statewide Health Alert Network (HAN) Message
To view health alert and recommendations, please visit:
Outbreak of Recent HIV and HCV Infections among Persons Who Inject Drugs in Indiana

Significant HIV and Hepatitis C outbreak in Indiana results in public health emergency.   To learn more, please visit:

Montana HIV and Hepatitis C (HCV) Epi Data
To view Montana’s HIV and HCV data, please visit:



Web Resources

Get Checked Montana website

Get Checked Montana

Contact information

Cogswell Building
Room C-211
1400 Broadway
Helena, MT 59620
(406) 444-3565

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