The number of people living with HIV in South Western Salt County was 1,860 with a prevalence rate of 212 per 100,000 people in the year 2015. 66 percent were male while 34 percent were female.
In 2018. The Chlamydia rate was 452.3 cases per 100,000 people. The health department of South Western Salt Lake County reported an alarming increase in the infections between individuals aged 18 to 34. This was 85 percent of the reported 5,279 cases in both males and females as of the year 2018.
Chlamydia infections were pervasive in the female population with 60 percent compared to 40 percent in the male population.
Gonorrhea infections were on the higher end with 1,913 cases reported with a rate of 168.4 cases per 100,000 individuals. The male population aged 24 to 35 was the most affected and was 30 percent higher compared to the female population in the year 2018.
The Salt Lake County Health Department STD Clinic and Prevention Program provides STD prevention education as well as low-cost testing and treatment using the latest technology available. It provides a friendly, convenient, and comfortable environment for residents to remain sexually healthy.
There are several hospitals in Bingham, South-Western Salt Lake County where you can get free STD testing. This includes Planned Parenthood on 900 East, the Southeastern Utah District Health Department, and the Central Utah Public Health Department.
Free STD testing might be an available option in some of the facilities. However, doctors may not always be on call if you need to discuss your results. After test care for individuals who test positive may also not be provided.