The Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals, Office of Public Health issues this Request for Information (RFI) with the intent to determine interested and qualified vendors for providing the following activities related to the prevention of STD and HIV infections, the provision of services for HIV-infected persons, as well as clinical services and treatment for persons infected with syphilis, chlamydia and/or gonorrhea, and to monitor the STD and HIV epidemics over time.

This document describes the basic components of the required staffing and requests information regarding a provider's thoughts, interest and ability to meet the expectations of DHH. The RFI will be used to identify one or more providers to conduct management, coordination, technical assistance and training, and data management and analysis activities that support the STD/HIV Program.

Specific expectations and requirements will be outlined in a request for proposal (RFP). The contract awarded as a result of an RFP, if issued, will be in effect for three years.