Males in Merced County, CA reported 12 cases of primary and secondary syphilis within a three-year span from 2014 to 2016. These cases were reported at an average crude rate of 8.8 cases per 100,000 residents. Instances of primary and secondary syphilis amongst females from 2014 to 2016 are unknown. However, males at this time could have possibly passed on syphilis to their partner through heterosexual sex, thus there could potentially be a female incidence of syphilis in its primary and secondary stages for this time period.
Actual reported instances of primary and secondary syphilis within females from 2014-2016 have not been recorded, reported or deemed relevant for study purposes.
Chlamydia rates amongst all genders and age groups from 2014 to 2016 reached 415.7.
Cases of HIV/AIDS of those aged 13 and older were reported at a rate of 96.2 in previous years from 2013 to 2015.
“Reported cases of STD’s in Merced County, CA are rising, with younger people at risk to contract STD’s including syphilis. According to Richard Rios, Public Health Program Department Manager for Merced County.”
Free STD testing services often come with various requirements to qualify for different types of care. For instance, you may only receive counseling, treatment or STD testing at a free clinic as opposed to all these services. You may also have specific health care requirements that can require customized care.
STD services are mentioned on the Merced County Public Health Department website, which also has a 5-star rating on Google. They are located at 415 F ST in Los Banos, CA. There is also a health clinic called the Golden Valley Health Centre, which provides confidential STD treatment services. Located in Merced, CA on 847 West Child’s Avenue.