Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Testing and Treatment for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

STD services available at DeKalb County Board of Health Centers are offered on a drop-in basis and no appointment is necessary.  Specially trained healthcare providers are available for evaluation, testing and appropriate treatment for common sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.   As a part of our STD services we also provide 100% confidential routine HIV antibody screenings.  In addition, testing and treatment services are available for many lesser known STDs as well.  The Clinic offers lab testing, on-site medication dispension, STD patient education and partner notification and treatment services.

STD Screenings

  • Chlamydia (Urine / Culture)
  • Gonorrhea (Urine / Culture)
  • HIV (Blood Test)
  • Syphilis (Blood Test)

Immunizations

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B

STD Counseling and Treatment

Clinicians as well as Communicable Disease Specialists are available to educate you about each sexually transmitted disease and ways to prevent infection. Learn more at a DeKalb County Board of Health health center.

STD Partner notification
Partner notification is a process where sex partners are contacted by the health department and notified that they have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease. This information is confidential and the person who gave their name will remain anonymous.

Fees
Services are available on a sliding fee scale.

Common STDs

  • Bacterial Vaginosis
  • Chlamydia
  • Gonorrhea
  • Hepatitis B
  • Herpes
  • Syphilis
  • Trichomononasis

More information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases is available
at http://www.cdc.gov/std/.