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Sexually Transmitted Disease/HIV

In order to eliminate and prevent the transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, the Cherokee County Health Department provides free and confidential testing, evaluation, health education and treatment of the following STD's:

  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)

Sexually transmitted diseases (STD) are infections that can be passed on from one person to another during sexual contact.  They are caused by a variety of organisms including bacteria, viruses, protozoans and parasites.  

Some of the common symptoms of STD's in males and females include:

  • Sores, bumps, or blisters near genitals or mouth
  • Burning or pain when urinating
  • Slight sore throat
  • Fever, chills, achy feeling
  • Rectal itching, pain or discharge
  • Discharge from the penis, vagina or rectum


No fee is charged for STD services.

If you have symptoms of an STD or suspect you may have been exposed, please visit the Cherokee County Health Department.  For further information call 918-456-8826.

Testing is always confidential.

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