Teens who think they may have acquired a sexually transmitted disease or infection and wish to be screened, can contact the health department to schedule an appointment. All services are free and confidential.
Symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases include:
Unusual discharge or odor from the vagina or penis
Sores, bumps, blisters, itching or swelling of the genitals, rectum or mouth
Vaginal bleeding that is from not your period
Pain during sex
Burning and pain while urinating or having a bowel movement
Swelling or redness of the throat
The urge to urinate often
Flu-like symptoms (fever, chills, body aches)
If you experience any of these symptoms, stop engaging in sexual activity and make an appointment to get screened. To schedule an appointment with the Wayne County Health Department’s STD Clinic, please call (919) 731-1005 between the hours of 11:00 and 12:00 or 4:00 and 5:00 and ask to speak to the STD nurse. Appointments are 7:15A - 5:45P, Monday – Thursday. You may also choose to be seen by your physician.