In 2013, Williamson County TX had an STD prevalence rate of 319 for every 100,000 people which was lower than the state’s rate. However, during the same year, chlamydia reached a high of 309.7 cases per 100,000 people and later fell to 236.2 cases in 2016, while gonorrhea cases steadily grew to 76.7 cases in 2017. Diagnosed HIV cases reached a high of 7.6 cases for every 100,000 people but decreased to 4.5 cases in 2016.
Between 2011 and 2017, syphilis cases grew substantially from 1.4 cases to 13.8 cases for every 100,000 people in 2017.
Williamson County residents have STD testing options in the area. The Williamson County and Cities Health District Cedar Park Clinic on Discovery Blvd as well as the Williamson County and Cities Health District
Round Rock Public Health Center on Commerce Blvd provide STD testing to area residents.
Both locations offer a wide variety of tests and one location offers sliding scale fees for people who are eligible. Also, both locations are low-cost clinics that offer affordable testing for area residents.
Some locations in Williamson county may offer free STD testing for area residents who qualify. However, it should be noted that some of these locations may have inconvenient or limited hours of operation.
In addition, some locations may offer a limited number of tests and the test results may not be comprehensive. Besides, many locations may require upfront fees for some tests as well as limited or no access to medical consultation or prescriptions for medication.