Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Program

Howard County Health Department provides STI education, screening, and treatment services for men and women. Appointments are available Monday through Friday at the Columbia Health Center. Call 410-313-7500 to schedule an appointment.

Fees may apply. Donations are accepted.
Same day appointments may be available. Call to check for availablility.

Spanish and other language interpreters are available. (Se habla espanol)

Clinical Services

Screenings for: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, and HIV/AIDS

Treatments for: Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Genital Warts (Condyloma), Trichomoniasis

Exams for symptomatic patients

Vaccines for prevention of STIs: Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Gardasil (ages 19-26)

Partner referrals for testing and treatment


FOR HEALTHCARE PROVIDERS: PROVIDER ALERT: INCREASING RATES OF CHLAMYDIA AND GONORRHEA IN MARYLAND: In 2016, Howard County chlamydia and gonorrhea rates were the highest they have been in 10 years. Chlamydia rates increased more than 300% from 62 (1996) to 271 (2016). Gonorrhea rates increased 13% during the same period. Additionally, Howard County teens are accounting for a disproportionately high percentage of these new infections. Click here to read the full release from the Howard County Health Department.

Additional questions may be directed by e-mail to askhealth@howardcountymd.gov
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