East Central Health of Georgia

East Central Health District

Sexually Transmitted Disease Control

What is an STD?

STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease.

How do you get an STD?

You can get a sexually transmitted disease:

  • If you have sex (oral, vaginal, or anal) with someone that has a STD
  • If you do not use a latex condom every time you have sex
  • If you or your sex partner have more than one sex partner

Is there a cure or treatment?

  • Some STDs are CURABLE with adequate treatment.
  • Some STDs are TREATABLE, but NOT CURABLE.
  • STDS can be prevented

What STDs are curable?

What STDs are NOT curable ?

Who can get STDs?

ANYONE can get A STD!!!

Why should people get tested?

  • Testing will let you know if you have a STD
  • Testing will make you aware and hopefully prevent you from infecting your sex partner or baby with a STD

WHERE CAN YOU GET TESTED/TREATED IN EAST CENTRAL HEALTH DISTRICT ?