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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Florida Department of Health in Monroe County

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Program staff members work on the front lines of defense for intervening in the spread of STDs. Disease intervention specialists are responsible for verifying the diagnosis and treatment of all reportable STDs from public and private health care providers. Following verification of diagnosis and treatment using methods approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the DIS offers counseling and partner referral services to those individuals involved in the case. Reportable STDs include: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV.