STD Program

STD Office

Providing support for STD testing, treatment, education and prevention strategies to all 159 counties across Georgia

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Data and Statistics

The following reports provide the most recent available data and statistics for reportable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Georgia.  These files include data for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.

Congenital Syphilis

Congenital syphilis (CS) is a disease that occurs when a mother with syphilis passes the infection on to her baby during pregnancy through the placenta. The infection can also be passed to the baby during labor and delivery.

Screening and Treatment

Individuals can receive screenings and treatment of STDs through their county health department, as well as through their private physician. Access the most up to date screening and treatment recommendations. 

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Prevention for Pregnant Women

STDs can have harmful health effects on pregnant women, their partners, and their babies. Congenital syphilis passes from a pregnant mother to her baby. The resources on this page provide information about the impact of STDs on pregnant women as well as resources for reaching this population.

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Prevention for Adolescents

STDs are common, especially among young people. There are about 20 million new cases of STDs each year in the United States. The resources on this page provide information about the impact of STDs for adolescents (15-24 years of age) as well as resources for reaching this population

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Prevention for MSM

Georgia has seen a 44.1% increase in the rate of STDs among men over the last 5 years (2014-2018). Gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men have been seen to be at a higher risk. The resources for this page provide prevention strategies for the MSM, Gay, and Bisexual population.

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Information about STDs

Information about STDs, what you should do, what to watch for and how to protect yourself.

Find An STD Testing Site Near You

Services are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Frequently Asked Questions

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How to Report Notifiable Diseases

All Georgia physicians, laboratories, and other health care providers are required by law (OCGA 31-12-2) to report patients with the conditions listed under Notifiable Disease Reporting Requirements. Both laboratory confirmed and clinical diagnoses are reportable. 

Contact Office of STD


2 Peachtree Street, NW, 13th Floor
Atlanta, GA 30303

Contact General Questions and Inquiries

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