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The Nebraska STI Prevention program funds free and low-cost STD screening. Screening is an important prevention tool that can lead to early diagnosis of disease, targeted therapy, prevent infection spread, improve health outcomes and reduce direct medical costs.
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The Nebraska STI Prevention program funds free and low-cost STD screening. Screening is an important prevention tool that can lead to early diagnosis of disease, targeted therapy, prevent infection spread, improve health outcomes and reduce direct medical costs.
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Get Tested

The Lincoln and Omaha health departments operate confidential STD clinics. ​HIV testing is also available at these locations. A testing fee is charged unless the client is unable to pay.

Nebraska Surveillance and Data

In Nebraska, 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.​


Partner Services

DHHS supports Disease Intervention Specialist (DIS) services at the Nebraska DHHS (Central Office), the Douglas County Health Department and the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department. These specialists are trained by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). They provide:

  • Confidential, culturally competent disease intervention and prevention services;
  • STD testing and treatment referral-free or low cost; and
  • Extend STD testing and treatment referral for partners, associate, and suspected companion

Confidentiality

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.​

STD Program
Department of Health & Human Services​
Mailing Address
P.O. Box 95026, Lincoln, Nebraska 68509-5026