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The goal of Nebraska's Sexually Transmitted Disease Program is to control and prevent sexually transmitted diseases and reduce the burden and cost of these infections. 
 
The Sexually Transmitted Disease Program assists state, local, and community efforts to help prevent the spread of chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis, and other STDs.  
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Confidentiality and Surveillance
STD reports are strictly confidential. In Nebraska, as in most states, syphilis; gonorrhea; HIV/AIDS; and chlamydia are reported to the appropriate health department. Laboratories and health care providers provide the health department with information for controlling and preventing sexually transmitted diseases. Prompt reporting and accurate identification is important:
  • for clients that may need treatment,
  • for identifying sex partners who may be infected, and
  • for monitoring disease trends.
Intervention and prevention activities
Health professionals interview infected people to identify, locate, and treat sex partners, to ensure proper treatment, and to provide information to help prevent reinfection.

 
Information and education
 
The program makes available the latest guidelines regarding sexually transmitted diseases and their diagnosis and treatment to Nebraska's STD health care providers. Information and educational materials and posters are distributed to screening sites and community agencies.

NEED TO KNOW

​Syphilis - Need to Know
View Fact Sheets about Syphilis
​Syphilis Treatment and Care

 
 
STD BASICS
 
 
 
STD Services in Nebraska
 
The two county health departments in
Lincoln and Omaha operate confidential STD clinics. HIV testing is also available at these locations. A testing fee is charged unless the client is unable to pay.
 
The telephone numbers for STD services information are:
Rural Nebraska - STD program health professionals work with local health care providers.
 
Useful Links
 
Screening
Testing people who have no signs or symptoms of illness is important in the control of STDs. The Nebraska Infertility Prevention Program works with cooperating family planning and health care facilities throughout the state testing 30,000 persons per year for chlamydia and gonorrhea.

 

 


DHHS Contacts


For more information, contact:
STD Program
Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services
P.O. Box 95026
Lincoln, NE 68509-5007
Phone: (402) 471-2937 (ask for STD Program).

 


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USEFUL LINKS

Disclaimer on Outside Links
Most of these links are to sites which are not maintained by, or under the control of, the State of Nebraska. Technical problems with outside links, other than a link that has been moved or changed, should be reported to the entity that maintains the site, not the Nebraska DHHS. If you feel that the content of an outside link is inappropriate please e-mail us.
 
 
 
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