Tuesday, September 2, 2014

Services Provided

  • Patient evaluation
  • Laboratory testing
  • Treatment

What You Can Do

  • Condoms can reduce your risk of getting STDs if used the right way every single time you have sex.
  • Washing the genitals, urinating, or douching after sex will not prevent any STD.
  • Abstain from sex or have sex with someone not infected and only having sex with you.

STD Clinic

Public Health’s Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic provides patient evaluation, laboratory testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. HIV testing, including rapid testing, is also available. The Public Health STD Lab supports the clinic by providing quick results while the patients wait, and some results require more time to complete.

STDs are preventable, and many can be easily treated or cured and that is why Public Health – Dayton & Montgomery County encourages all residents of Dayton, Montgomery County, and the surrounding area to increase their knowledge about STDs, including transmission, prevention, and treatment. Disease Prevention’s STD Clinic offers confidential STD testing and treatment, as well as a variety of STD educational materials.

NOTE: Testing is by appointment only.



Anyone can learn more about STDs and how to prevent them by researching information on the Internet or by stopping by the local STD Clinic to pick up educational materials which are free of charge. To obtain educational information, visit Public Health’s STD Clinic on Monday through Friday between the hours of 8:00–11:30 a.m. and 12:30-4:30 p.m.

NOTE: The second Friday of every month the clinic will open at 9:00. All other days will maintain an 8:00 opening.

Common Questions

Who should be tested for STDs?
Sexually active women 25 years or younger. Sexually active men or women who are not in a long-term, mutually monogamous relationship. All men who have sex with men. Pregnant women. Any person seeking STD evaluation or treatments.
Should I get an HIV Test?
There are many factors which you should consider. Read this for some facts.
How long after a possible exposure should I wait to get tested for HIV?
It can take some time for the immune system to produce enough antibodies for the antibody test to detect and this time period can vary from person to person. Read this for additional details.
More Common Questions

Our Partners

PHDMC's HIV/AIDS Program (937) 496-7133
The HIV/AIDS Prevention Programs concentrate on the prevention of HIV/AIDS transmission in Montgomery County through education, counseling, testing, evidenced based interventions and community planning.

Downloadable Files

Syphilis Pocket Guide
This guide was created for physicians as a tool to accurately and effectively screen, diagnose, and treat patients who may have been exposed to syphilis.

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What to Do When Your Home Has Flooded

House FloodTorrential rains and storms in the Spring can result in flash flooding throughout the Miami Valley.

Public Health - Dayton & Montgomery County wants residents to be informed about proper food and water handling when disasters occur. The following are precautions to take before, during and after a flood happens.

Flood waters often carry bacteria or other contaminants, so take safety precautions by wearing rubber boots and gloves, and be careful not to let the water touch your skin. If you are exposed to the water, wash your skin with soap and water.

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