Oklahoma State Department of Health: You’re Invited! Provider Syphilis Webinar


You’re Invited! Provider Syphilis Webinar: November 14, 2023 | 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Oklahoma has seen an increase in primary and secondary syphilis as well as congenital syphilis in recent years. From 2020 to 2021 Oklahoma saw a 30% increase in the number of primary and secondary syphilis cases and from 2021 to 2022 we saw a 4% increase in these same cases. Oklahoma has continued to rank high on a national level for both primary and secondary syphilis as well as for congenital syphilis. Oklahoma had the 4th highest rate for primary and secondary syphilis in both 2020 and 2021, which is the most recent national data released by the CDC. Oklahoma ranked 5th in 2020 and 6th in 2021 for congenital syphilis. In 2021, Oklahoma had 85 congenital syphilis cases and in 2022 we had 110 cases, a 29.4% increase in cases. From 2018 to 2022, Oklahoma has seen an 816.7% increase in congenital cases.

To register for this event, please visit https://courses.nnptc.org/class_information.html?id=3775. Please note that registration approval is required to secure your spot. For any inquiries or additional information, please don’t hesitate to contact us at hivstdtests@health.ok.gov. Additional details are listed below and a copy of the flyer is attached. Please feel free to share with providers you think would find this information beneficial.

We look forward to your participation in this important event and your contribution to addressing the syphilis crisis in our state.

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