Syphillis is here

Sexually transmitted infections (STIs) come and go in cycles. Know when an STI is increasing in the community so you can take action. Right now, syphilis is spreading rapidly.

In Ohio, syphilis increased 213% between 2017 and 2021. Cases are still going up.

Syphilis is spread sexually. When more people have it, having sex becomes more risky. There are things you can do to take care of yourself, your family and your partners.