Canon City, the country seat of Fremont County, and a Home recorded variating statistical data for HIVSTDs. For instance, HIV cases were 125 in 2016 and reduced to 120 positive diagnoses in 2017, and afterwards, in 2018, they escalated to 124 new incidents.
Chlamydia infections decreased from 99 at a prevalence of 28.5 per 100, 000 population in 2016 to 94 incidents in 2017, which occurred at a rate of 197.7. The cases further dropped to 83 positive diagnoses at an occurrence rate of 173.2 per 100,000 persons.
Early Syphilis incidents surged from one case with a prevalence rate of 2.1 to two infections at an occurrence rate of 4.2 in 2016 and 2017, respectively. The cases diminished to one incident happening at a rate of 2.1 in 2018.
Primary and Secondary Syphilis had no infections in 2016. The following year they were four positive diagnoses with an incidence rate of 8.4 per 100,000 population and decreased to three infections in 2018 at a prevalence of 6.3 per 100,000 population.
Gonorrhea infections surged upwards over the three years, with 2016 having recorded 15 new cases at a rate of 31.6 per 100, 000 population while 2017 had 26 incidents at a prevalence of 54.7. 2018 displayed a further increase to 37 cases at a rate of 77.2.
Fremont County Department of Public Health & Environment has offered various STD prevention solutions through programs, which entail services such as immunization, syringe exchange, testing and treatment, and sex education.
Colorado Health Network Inc., Colorado Springs Pregnancy Center, and Planned Parenthood – Colorado Springs Westside Health Center are among the facilities in offering STD services in the Canon City area.
Some of these clinics offer free STD testing, but you may experience inconveniences, including chargeable doctor consultation services, and lack of prescriptions after a diagnosis.