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Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)

During this time STD services at the Sullivan County Regional Health Department may be limited.The following will be provided for persons who are symptomatic:
Following a telephone interview with a Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS), Registered Nurse, Nurse Practitioner or Physician to screen history for previous STDs and symptoms, persons assessed by the staff as needing to be seen will be given a specific appointment time to limit exposure in the clinic. Treatment will be provided on site. If appropriate, partner delivered therapy will be provided. Please contact our office at 423-279-2777 for any questions or concerns you may have concerning our current process for ensuring that priority STD services continue to be provided during this time. Thank you.

The Sexually Transmitted Disease Department is responsible for monitoring, controlling, and preventing sexually transmitted diseases ( chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, and HIV).This is accomplished through education, testing and treatment for the infections listed above.

Confidentiality
All STD health information is kept in the strictest of confidence, and all lab work is sent to a Tennessee Department of Health State Laboratory.

Services:
For more information on STDs or Clinic Services, visit or call one of our Sullivan County clinics (Blountville: 279-2856; Kingsport: 279-2168).  The cost of a STD examination and time spent with a trained disease counselor is free.

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