syphilis

Community Health Alert: Syphilis

March 15, 2024

Syphilis is on the rise in Alaska and poses a very serious health danger. Syphilis is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI, or STD) that can cause harmful complications or death if left untreated. You can have syphilis and not know it Anyone can pass it on, even to your unborn baby It is preventable,…

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Syphilis & Congenital Syphilis in Alaska

February 19, 2024

Opinion: Alaska’s syphilis spike should concern us all KBFPC is partnering with State agencies along with other social service and health organizations to find solutions to Alaska’s syphilis epidemic. The roots of the problem are grounded in health inequity in general and the need for widespread access to reproductive health and sexual health education. Here…

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