AHF Applauds Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) for Letter Asking U.S. Surgeon General to Take ‘Immediate Action’ on STDs

17728817 G - AHF Applauds Sen. Patty Murray (D-WA) for Letter Asking U.S. Surgeon General to Take ‘Immediate Action’ on STDs

In her letter, Murray urged that Dr. Adams, “…engage all relevant federal agencies in taking evidence-based steps to address the problems, with particular focus on prevention amongst populations most at risk of contracting STDs.” Murray also noted, “The continued rise in STD rates is in sharp contrast with declining rates observed just a few years ago and demonstrates a clear need for federal, state, and local public health agencies, providers, and policy officials to act immediately.”

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