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STD ProgramSexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), are among the most common infectious diseases in the United States today. More than 20 STDs have been identified and they affect more than 15 million men and women in this country each year. STDs may cause serious complications including cancer, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, neurological damage and death.

The annual comprehensive cost of STDs in the United States is estimated to be well in excess of $10 billion. Hundreds of people each year depend on the Scott County Health Department for STD education, testing and treatment.


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