STD Program

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

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. 

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.

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.

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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. 

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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. 

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Prevention for MSM

MSM are disproportionately impacted by syphilis, HIV, and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)

Frequently Asked Questions

For General Facts and Questions Click Here

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Information about STDs

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

Services are available during the COVID-19 pandemic.

A resource to help individuals locate Expedited Partner Therapy (EPT) services through their local public health department. 

Condoms are a way to protect yourself from sexually transmitted diseases. When used correctly and consistently, condoms are highly effective in preventing HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). 

Contact

Office of STD

Primary
(877) 783-4374

Contact

General Questions and Inquiries

For general question and inquires regarding STD information please email us at: 

All notifiable conditions should be reported to the Georgia Department of Public Health.