Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

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Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

The goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Yuma County. Services for diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up of STDs are available.

Contact:
Phone: 928-317-4540
Address: 2200 West 28th Street, Suite 178

Clinic Hours

Monday  7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tuesday  7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Wednesday  7 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday  7 a.m. to 2 p.m.

 

Eligibility: All Yuma County residents are eligible to receive services in the STD clinic. There is a $25.00 fee for each visit that includes screening for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. If you are interested in additional testing, please call for availability and pricing.

Cash is the only form of payment we are able to accept.

STD education is available.

Parent consent is not required.

STD prevention presentations are provided to groups of 12 or more. They are available in English and Spanish.

STD Program staff:

Disease Investigation and follow up:
Public Health staff tracks and investigates all Sexually transmitted diseases (e.g. Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis, etc.) reported to the Health District and participates in implementing interventions to stop the spread of them. Implementation strategies may include education, provider follow up, contact tracing and others. For information on how to report a communicable disease, see the information below.

Communicable Disease Reporting
Public Health is mandated to control the spread of communicable diseases including STDs. Our epidemiologist, nurses, and other investigative staff keep track of the number of cases of each STDs in our county. For STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis follow up with provider to assure that CDC recommended treatment is provided to cases, and follow up on cases and contacts to reduce spreading of disease. We also assist the public by providing recommendations for controlling STDs spread or exposure in many different settings, and monitor disease patterns in order to stop transmission.

Reporting of suspected or confirmed communicable disease including STDs is mandated under the Arizona Administrative Codes known as Title 9 R9-6-202, R9-6-203, and R9-6-204. The primary responsibility for reporting rests with the provider (R9-6-202a), Administrator of a Health Care Institution or Correctional Facility (R-6-202b), Administrator of a School, Child Care Establishment, or Shelter (R9-6-203), and Clinical Laboratories (R9-6-204). Eighty-seven different communicable diseases are reportable to the Yuma County Public Health Services District.

Some reports are received by mail using a special form which can be downloaded by health care providers from this webpage. Other diseases must be reported by telephone within 24 hours (see list of reportable diseases).

If you are not a medical provider, but think you have a communicable disease, please see your health care provider

Sexually Transmitted Diseases links:

Communicable Disease Report form

Matrix of Reportable Diseases

Resources-Related Sites
For statewide STD information, visit the Arizona Department of Health Services website

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Control Program

For nationwide STD information, visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention website
www.cdc.gov/std/
cdc.gov/std/tg2015/tg-2015-print.pdf
cdc.gov/std/tg2015/2015-pocket-guide.pdf

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