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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Florida Department of Health in Marion County

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County provides screening, counseling, treatment and partner notification services to persons infected or suspected of being infected with STDs.

Clinic Services

Clinical services are provided in strict confidence and are available to anyone who seeks care for the prevention of Sexually Transmitted Diseases. The clinic offers STD services on a reasonable and/or no cost basis to adults and adolescents, regardless of their citizenship status. Clients are charged on a sliding fee scale.

All clients, including adolescents, are assured confidential STD clinical services by Florida Law.

The walk-in STD Clinic is open 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. weekdays at the Department’s Ocala location. The clinic performs complete screenings for sexually transmitted diseases. The screening includes tests for syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia. A rapid HIV test is also provided with results available in 15 minutes from a finger-stick blood sample. Clients are seen on a sliding fee scale for complete STD screening.

Related Links

Florida Department of Health STD Fact Sheets

Florida Department of Health STD Trends and Statistics

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention How You Can Prevent Sexually Transmitted Diseases