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"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
    • Physician
  • Treatment includes medical history, risk assessment, physical exam, lab test, education.

Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases are:

  • Gonorrhea (GC)
  • Non-gonococcal urethritis (NGU)
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Herpes (HSV)
  • Genital warts (HPV)
  • HIV

Some diseases which may be sexually transmitted are:

  • Trichomoniasis
  • Pediculosis Pubis

Some diseases which are not sexually transmitted are:

  • Yeast
  • 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 and insanity.
  • 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 treatment.

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

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Phone Number:
(910) 296-2130
Address:
340 Seminary Street, Kenansville, NC 28349
Hours of Operation:
Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.