Infectious Disease Prevention Program
The State of Maine’s five-year Integrated HIV Prevention and Care Plan
This plan outlines the goals and strategies that will be used to address the HIV epidemic in Maine. The key goals of the plan are:
- Diagnose all people with HIV as early as possible.
- Treat people with HIV rapidly and effectively to reach viral suppression to improve health outcomes and prevent transmission to others.
- Prevent new HIV transmission using biomedical approaches and harm reduction practices.
- Respond quickly to potential HIV outbreaks to get prevention and treatment services to people who need them.
Frequently Asked Questions
- To learn more about how to access HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and HIV post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) in the state of Maine please visit PrEP 207
Guidance and Recommendations
- Maine Syringe Service Program Certification Application Guidance (PDF)
- Guidelines to prevent transmission of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C through medical/dental procedures (Word) | also in PDF
- Expedited Partner Therapy for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
- 2021 STI Treatment Guidelines (PDF)
- CDC overview of hepatitis C symptoms, testing, transmission, prevention, treatment, and reinfection (PDF) for injection drug users
- Guidelines to prevent transmission of HIV, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C through medical/dental procedures (Word) | PDF
- Gonorrhea Surveillance Report - 2017 | 2018 | 2019 (PDF)
- Syphilis Surveillance Report - 2017 | 2018 | 2019 (PDF)
- HIV Surveillance Report - 2018 | 2019 (PDF)
HIV testing and care services locator Web tool
To help fight this disease, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services unveiled the HIV testing and care services locator Web tool through AIDS.gov.
By entering a ZIP code in the web tool, a Google map is generated to show the locations of services like HIV testing sites, health centers and substance abuse clinics.
For more information on program contacts and information.