Resource Guide for Genital Herpes
by Cynthia M. Johnson, MA
American Social Health Association
P.O. Box 13827
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-9940
ASHA’s website offers a list of frequently asked questions about herpes, provides lists of relevant events, and offers updated news and information about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The National Herpes Resource Center is a service of ASHA. The Center provides information, makes referrals, serves as an advocate for national policies, sponsors medical research on herpes, and runs herpes awareness campaigns. The organization also runs a hotline to answer questions specific to herpes diagnosis and treatment, as well as communication between partners and with healthcare providers.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
1600 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30333
The CDC Division of Sexually Transmitted Diseases provides national leadership, research, policy development, and scientific information to help people live safer, healthier lives by the prevention of STDs and their complications.
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
NIAID Office of Communications and Government Relations
National Institutes of Health
5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9806
Bethesda, MD 20892-9806
NIAID supports research for allergic and infectious diseases, including genital herpes. The Division of Microbiology and Infectious Diseases offers an informative fact sheet about genital herpes. On the website, you can get news and event information, and updates on research programs.
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