South Health District

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

South Health District’s Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program manages sexually transmitted disease cases for our ten county area. The Georgia STD Program standards are based on current Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) guidelines for STD diagnostic, treatment and disease intervention services.

STD Testing:
Every county health department provides STD testing daily; however, appointments may be needed. Call your local health department for more information. Standard STD screening includes chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV testing.

Other services provided include:

  • STD Treament (through local health department)
  • Free condoms (available at all health departments)
  • HIV Referral
  • Partner Services
  • STD/Health Education
  • Case management and follow-up
  • STD investigation
  • Follow-up and surveillance reporting


Contact Information:
Phone: (229) 245-8711

Providers:
Summary of 2010 CDC Treatment Guidelines for STD – www.cdc.gov/std/treatment/2010
Notifiable Disease/Condition Reporting – http://tinyurl.com/qgyyrgd

Georgia Department of Public Health Fact Sheets:
Georgia STD Morbidity Reports (Dec 2012) – http://tinyurl.com/lonq86o
Georgia HIV/AIDS Surveillance Data – http://dph.georgia.gov/data-fact-sheet-summaries

Centers for Disease Control & Prevention STD Facts:  http://www.cdc.gov/std/