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What are Sexually Transmitted Diseases?

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) or Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) are infectious disease that are spread most often - but not exclusively - by sexual intercourse or other sexual contact. The DCHD Health Data section compiles data from the DCHD STD Control and Prevention section to monitor Douglas County's sexual health.

How is it useful?

Sexually Transmitted Disease Data can identify and quantify many health-related issues in Douglas County, measuring and identifying health disparities, and tracking progress toward public health goals. Some data that may be of interest include: chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes and others.

This website presents a variety of Sexually Transmitted Disease data compiled by the DCHD Health Data program that may be of interest to public policy makers, medical professionals, students, and interested members of the general public.

In the future this area of the site will be interactive and explorable by users. While this area is under development, please access our report below.

STD2018 Cover

Click on the above image for our report.

Please contact us with any input you have to make our website a better tool to meet your needs!

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