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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote & improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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Know The Facts About STDs

For questions, requests and comments, contact the STD section at:

Special note: Under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone or in writing.

The Florida Department of Health provides leadership, policy development and technical assistance to reduce the incidence of STD infections and prevent the development of disease-related complications through early identification and treatment of infected persons.

These responsibilities include the development of programmatic activities for STD intervention, community-based screening, media campaigns, public education, partner counseling and referrals services, linkages to other services including AIDS patient care, and prenatal and family planning.

STD prevention and control services are provided through 67 county health departments in cooperation with physicians, laboratories, hospitals, other health care providers and insurance plans.