Data showed that Chlamydia infections in Fairbank North Star Borough were 719 at a rate of 723.7 per 100,000 population in 2015. This dropped to 619 cases of infections in 2016 at a rate of 699.6 per 100,000 population.
The HIV cases for residents above 13 years of age reported in 2015 were 47 at a prevalence rate of 58 per 100,000 population. This indicated a decrease from 2013 which had a prevalence rate of 76 per 100,000 population with 63 cases reported.
The rate of Chlamydia cases in 2009 was at a rate of 700 per 100,000 population while 2016 had a 699.6 rate per 100,000 population. This indicated a minimal decrease over the years.
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention, through the Arctic Investigations Program in Alaska, promotes health in the Alaska region by working hand in hand with its partners to provide supportive measures for infectious diseases like STDs. The research done helps improve STDs prevention strategies by generating new information on how to reduce STD infection rates.
Some suggestions of facilities offering STD testing and treatment around Badger City include Planned Parenthood-Fairbanks Health Center and Interior Aids Association located on 710 3RD Avenue, Fairbanks.
Other suitable testing and treatment facility suggestions for you may be Tanana Valley Clinic & TVC 1st Care located on 1001 Noble Street, Fairbanks, and Fairbanks Public Health Center.
Some facilities offer free STD testing services but this could yield a variety of challenges to the clients such as unavailability of prescription services if you test positive for an STD and paying an extra amount for doctor consultation services.