Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)

The Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County provides STD testing, treatment and education. These services are provided on a sliding fee scale determined by income and are strictly confidential.

STD screening hours:

     Monday-Friday 8 a.m.–5 p.m. at the Milton Office. 

For an appointment:

     Please call (850) 983-5200 and choose Option 3.

HIV Testing

We also offer blood or saliva sample HIV testing by walk-in or appointments. This service is provided on a sliding fee scale determined by income and is strictly confidential. Anonymous testing is available for $26. The fee cannot be waived for anonymous testing.

Did You Know?

  • STDs affect people of all races, ages, and sexual orientations.

  • CDC estimates that there are 19 million new infections every year in the United States.

  • STDs cost the U.S. health care system $17 billion every year and cost individuals even more.

  • Less than half of people who should be screened receive recommended STD screening services.

  • Each year, untreated STDs cause at least 24,000 women in the U.S. to become infertile.

The Florida Department of Health's 3T's to Prevent the Spread of STDs.

3 t's of STDs - talk, test, treat to prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases

 

Talk: Talk to your partner and your health care provider about risk factors, safer sex methods and testing.

Test: Make an appointment for STD testing.

Treat: Treat the disease and avoid additional health problems.

 

Helpful Links

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) STD website.

The Florida Department of Health's Bureau of STD Home Page

The American Social Health Association.

This page was last modified on: 08/26/2014 03:37:10