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Chicago Department of Public Health

Chicago, Illinois

Grantee Details

Program type: 
Rigorous Evaluation of New Approaches (Tier 2B)
Annual funding: 
$1,000,000
Website: 
https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cdph.html

Program Summary

Project Overview: The Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) intends to evaluate promising approaches informed by empirical evidence that have the potential to reduce teen pregnancy rates, sexually transmitted infection (STI) rates, and associated sexual risk behavior. In order to achieve this goal, CDPH implements the STI Education and Screening Program which provides onsite sexual health education, optional urine screening for gonorrhea and chlamydia, a confidential counseling session with a health educator, and linkage to care services to high school age students in Chicago Public Schools. Read the evaluation abstract here.

Target Population: Students in Chicago, IL (e.g. expectant and parenting teens; LGBTQ youth; minority youth)

Geographic Area Served (Urbanicity): Chicago, IL (Urban)

Contact Information

Lisa Masinter
Content created by
Office of Adolescent Health
Content last reviewed on
January 5, 2017