"Striving for a Healthier Community"
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASE CLINIC
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) services are:
- Available to all persons without regard to income, or place of residence.
- Services are free.
- Appointments Monday - Friday 8am-5pm
- Provided by:
- Registered nurses
- Family Nurse Practitioner
- Treatment includes medical history, risk assessment, physical exam, lab test, education.
Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases are:
- Gonorrhea (GC)
- Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU)
- Herpes (HSV)
- Genital warts (HPV)
Some diseases which may be sexually transmitted are:
- Pediculosis Pubis
Some diseases which are not sexually transmitted are:
- Bacterial Vaginitis
- Tinea Cruris (jock itch)
Facts About Sexually Transmitted Diseases:
- Diseases are spread during sexual activities.
- Many people have no symptoms but can infect others without knowing it.
- People can develop infections again and again if exposes to new infections
- people can have serious and permanent consequences such as sterility, heart disease, paralysis
- Pregnant women can pass infections to unborn child.
- Having testing and early treatment can limit problems and keep disease from spreading.
- Most infections can be cured by the right medicine but all sex partners need evaluations and
2008 Sexually Transmitted Disease Statistics
The reported number of early Syphilis cases in North Carolina in 2010 was 724, with a rate of 7.7 per 100,000 population.
The reported number of Chlamydia cases for North Carolina in 2010 was 42,167.
The reported number of Gonorrhea cases for North Carolina in 2010 was 14,153.
There were 201 Chlamydia cases reported for Duplin County in 2010, a decrease from 2008.
There were 60 Gonorrhea cases reported for Duplin County in 2010, and increase from 2008.
For more information on Sexually Transmitted Diseases call 296-2130
For additional information please visit these links:
Sexually Transmitted Diseases
|340 Seminary Street,
Kenansville, NC 28349
Hours of Operation:
|Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.