The STD Section is governed by official rules and regulations as provided by the State of Georgia and the Georgia Department of Public Health. The legislative authority (Official Code of Georgia Annotated (O.C.G.A.) Sections 19-7, 19-15, 31-12-2, and 31-17 and Rules of the Georgia Department of Public Health, Chapter 290-5-3, 290-5-17, 290-5-20, and 290-5-21, is a listing of the laws and regulations governing STD-related activities across Georgia. In addition, these laws govern the way STDs are reported throughout the state.
How to Report:
- Complete a Notifiable Disease/Condition Report Form and mail in an envelope marked “CONFIDENTIAL”
- Report cases electronically through the State Electronic Notifiable Disease Surveillance System (SENDSS)
- Bacteriology (Feces Specimen) Submission Form
How to request testing supplies from the lab: