Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program

Summary of Services

The Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program conducts surveillance on positive cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in Will County. Surveillance efforts follow strict procedures to ensure the confidentiality of STD case reports.

Other services include:

  • Surveillance and treatment
    • Confirmed untreated cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis may be treated at the Will County Health Department, free of charge, if services have not been found elsewhere.
    • To report positive cases of Syphilis, Chlamydia or Gonorrhea, physicians' offices should fax lab results, patient demographics and treatment information to (815)774-4474.  This is a CONFIDENTIAL fax line.  
  •  Anonymous and confidential partner notification and referral services
    • To help ensure that you and your partners are aware of potential STD exposure and infection status without disclosing any identifying information.
  • Educational presentations to schools and other interested community groups
    • Presentations focus on STD prevention, signs and symptoms, treatment guidelines, and referrals for STD screening and treatment.
    • Please call (815) 727-8830 to schedule a presentation.

For more information about the Will County Health Department's STD program and services, or for general information and questions, please call (815) 727-8830 or email ldudczyk@willcountyhealth.org.

Related Links:

Visit the GYT (Get yourself tested) Website

IDPH Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Fact Sheets

World Hepatitis Day

Sexual Exposure Chart

2010 STD Treatment Guidelines

Comprehensive STD Clinic Services at these Locations

Service Location Information

Comprehensive STD clinic services are available off-site (testing, treatment, examinations, referrals). Services are available for a limited fee at these two clinic locations:

The Will County Community Health Center
1106 Neal Ave., Joliet, IL 60433
Open by appointment
Monday & Wednesday 7:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday & Thursday 7:30am - 8:00pm
Friday 7:30am - 12:00pm
Saturday 8:00am - 1:00pm
Call (815) 727-8670 to schedule an appointment.

Aunt Martha's St Francis Health Center

310 N. Ottawa St., Joliet, IL 60432
For appointments please call: 1-877-692-8686
Walk-ins are accepted, appointments are preferred.

All insurances welcome. Sliding fee scale available with documentation of income.
www.auntmarthas.org

Aunt Martha's Joliet East Community Health Center

1200 Eagle Street Joliet, IL 60432

For appointments, please call: 1-708-747-7100

www.auntmarthas.org

For more information about the Will County Health Department's STD program and services, or for general information and questions, please call (815) 727-8830.



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