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.
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 $25. 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.
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.
FACE IT Florida
The Florida Department of Health, Bureau of STD Prevention and Control has launched a new web site called Florida's Access to Comprehensive Education using Internet Technology (FACE IT). Visit www.FACEitFlorida.com to face the facts, face the stigma, and face tomorrow.
For more information on STDs please see the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: http://www.cdc.gov/std/general/default.htm.
The Florida Department of Health's Bureau of STD Home Page - http://www.doh.state.fl.us/Disease_ctrl/std/index.html
The American Social Health Association also has information about STDs. Please visit ASHA's website: www.ashastd.org.