Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs): Testing, education and treatment help to protect men and women, their sex partners and unborn children from serious effects of untreated STDs. Surveillance, testing and treatment are available at the Florida Department of Health in Dixie County for all persons regardless of age, race, socioeconomic status or gender. Early diagnosis and proper care help minimize the side effects and help prevent the spread of disease. All information pertaining to treatment is confidential. Condoms are available at the health department free of charge.