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Summary of CDPH recommendations and expectations for Clinical Providers

The majority of pregnant patients in Fresno County who have babies born with congenital

syphilis have inadequate or no prenatal care and many of them are seen in the Emergency Department at some point during their pregnancy. Emergency department (ED) providers should check syphilis status of all pregnant ED patients.

Read and download the Health Advisory Here:

Congenital syphilis advisory
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chart showing congenital syphilis rates by county in California in 2020

CS, Ranked Incidence Rates by County, CA, 2020
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chart showing congenital syphilis case counts and incidence rates by race of mother in California in 2020

CS, Case Counts and Incidence Rates by Race-Ethnicity of Mother, CA, 2020
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Learn more about STI treatment recommendations during pregnancy here

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