Join NOWCastSA and the San Antonio World AIDS Collaborative for World AIDS Day 2018. The theme this year is “Let’s End It,” We Gather to remember, give thanks, and act. The event is free and open to the public at Living Church at Woodlawn Pointe, 702 Donaldson Ave., on Dec. 1 at 5 p.m.
Written by San Antonio Me… on Jun 3 2015 - 1:22pm
A little-noticed law signed last week by Gov. Greg Abbott mandates syphilis testing of pregnant women in the third trimester. The additional test helps prevent infants from being born with congenital syphilis and gives them a real chance at living syphilis-free.
Written by San Antonio Me… on Mar 31 2014 - 5:29pm
The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District presented today the latest data on the syphilis epidemic gripping San Antonio. According to preliminary data, the total number of syphilis cases increased 15.2 percent in 2013, with 1,070 reported cases compared to 929 in 2012. The number of syphilis cases acquired within a year of diagnosis increased 14.4 percent, from 569 in 2012 to 651 in 2013.