Brian Bongner

Lake County Health Department (Waukegan, Illinois)

Brian Bongner currently works with the Lake County Health Department & Community Health Center in northeastern Illinois where he is the STI Program Manager. He has been in the field of STI/HIV prevention and care for over 18 years and currently works with local, state and national agencies / organizations to bring about comprehensive, effective and quality services for all communities. Mr. Bongner is also the current chair of the National Association of City and County Health Officials HIV/STI Prevention Workgroup.


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Brian Bongner
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Commentary Sexual Health

Someone’s Gotta Do It: While Protecting Their Communities, Local Health Departments Face Rising Caseloads, Dwindling Resources

Coming from the public health perspective, it isn’t a fun job to notify someone about their exposure to an STD, but it is fulfilling to know that you have helped keep someone healthy. So the next time the phone rings, keep in mind, it may not be the call you want, but it may be the call you get and it will help protect you.

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