Director: Kathy Thornson Phone: (260) 449-7504 FAX: (260) 449-3507 Email: [email protected]
Location: 1 E. Main St., 5th Floor, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 Hours: 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. and 12:45 to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday
Meet the Staff: Pamela Sully, Disease Intervention Specialist; Rochelle Feldheiser, Disease Intervention Specialist; Dwight James, Disease Intervention Specialist; Hilda Hill, Disease Intervention Specialist; Julie Ensley, Data Entry
The mission of the HIV/STD Prevention Program is to intervene in the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and to reduce the complications of these diseases. Prevention activities include intervening in disease spread through contact tracing, screening, and providing education in a timely manner. Intervention systems include: surveillance, case detection through screening, treatment of known cases, case follow-up, and education.
The symptoms of gonorrhea were described in ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian writings, including the Old Testament.