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Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), are among the most common infectious diseases in the United States today. More than 20 STDs have been identified and they affect more than 15 million men and women in this country each year. STDs may cause serious complications including cancer, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, neurological damage and death.

The annual comprehensive cost of STDs in the United States is estimated to be well in excess of $10 billion. Hundreds of people each year depend on the Scott County Health Department for STD education, testing and treatment.

Clients coming to the STD Clinic will need to show proof of living in Scott County to be seen.  Please bring one of the following items:

  • Picture ID with name and address
  • School/College ID
  • Pay stub showing name and address
  • Recent business letter on letterhead showing name and address
  • Recent bill showing name and address

News & Notices

Volunteer resources have been updated.
Posted: May 8, 2019
People commonly ask about the risk of tetanus during floods. Flooding is NOT shown to increase the risk for tetanus disease. However, people are at risk for tetanus infection IF they are injured and have wounds that are contaminated by the environment. Any time you receive a wound, ask your...
Posted: May 6, 2019
Flood-related information to keep yourself healthy and safe during the flooding. http://idph.iowa.gov/flooding
Posted: May 3, 2019