STD testing and treatment, as well as FDA-approved contraception, are available at your local health department. All services are completely confidential.
Some of the medical services provided include:
We also provide educational services, such as:
Get the Facts about STDs, what they are and how they can be prevented.
The Coastal Health District’s HIV Program provides medical treatment and case management services for those living with HIV/AIDS. Every county health department provides free, walk-in HIV testing, and the Coastal Health District has clinics that provide HIV treatment in Savannah, Brunswick, and Hinesville.
Services offered through the HIV Program include HIV medical provider visits, labs related to HIV medical care, access to HIV medications, oral health care, nutritional assessment and counseling, care and treatment related to sexually transmitted infections, mental health counseling, and partner counseling and referral services. Transportation to medical appointments is available for clients as a part of the case management services provided.
The Coastal Health District’s HIV Clinic treats any HIV positive client over age 12, including those who have a CDC-defined AIDS diagnosis. Supportive services such as emergency financial assistance, food vouchers, housing assistance, support groups, etc., are available by referral through various community providers and partners.
To get started, visit our HIV Program Requirements page.
The Georgia Department of Public Health has a HIV/STD Infoline that offers risk assessments and risk reduction counseling as well as information about testing, treatment, care and related services. The toll-free number is (800) 551-2728.