Clinicians & Case Workers

Community Health Services welcomes you to our provider page! We hope to provide local clinicians & case workers with training, research, & patient teaching resources in the topic areas of connecting patients to medical homes & health insurance & effective communicable disease control through immunizations & sexually transmitted disease testing & treatment.

Reducing Syphilis Rates: A Healthcare Provider's Role

HPV Vaccine

  • HPV Vaccine is Cancer Prevention! (CDC, 2016)
  • HPV infection is dangerous – Over 26,000 men & women in the U.S. get cancer caused by HPV every year.
  • HPV vaccine is effective – Clinical trials showed the vaccines provided close to 100% protection against precancers.
  • HPV vaccine is safe – Since 2006, 57 million doses of HPV vaccine have been distributed in the U.S., and in multiple & ongoing studies, no serious safety concerns have been identified.
  • Vaccines only work if they’re given before exposure – We do not wait until a child is at risk to give any recommended vaccine. HPV vaccine is recommended for boys & girls ages 11 or 12 before they are exposed to the virus & because it produces a better immune response at that age.
  • Vaccines are recommended for the best possible protection from cancer caused by HPV infection.
  • CDC’s “You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention” for clinicians:
  • CDC’s “Tips and Time Savers for Talking with Parents about HPV”

Sexually Transmitted Infections

2021 Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment Guidelines, CDC - Health care clinicians play a critical role in preventing and treating STIs. These guidelines are intended to assist with that effort. Although the guidelines emphasize treatment, prevention strategies & diagnostic recommendations also are discussed.