Casa Grande is well known for its sky dive centre, making it a thrill seeker’s paradise. Those who enjoy risk are still advised by the Pinal County Health Department to get themselves checked for STDs if they are sexually active.
There has been a significant increase in recorded rates of Syphilis diagnoses among residents in the area. In Pinal County in 2016 there were 3 cases for every 100,000 people and by 2017 there were 8 for every 100,000. This is in line with year-on-year growth in the number of nearly all sexually transmitted diseases in the area.
In 2017 there were 8.1 cases of HIV and AIDS per 100,000 people in Pinal County, which is one of the worst rates in Arizona. Casa Grande has similarly high incidences of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. HIV is the only STD that has shown a decrease in numbers in Pinal County, from thirty-nine HIV and AIDS cases in 2016 to thirty-five in 2017.
Pinal County Health Department have been striving to encourage better attitudes towards sexual health in the area.
The Casa Grande area is a great place to go to soak in culture and art. There are also a number of options available to those seeking help with a sexual health related issue. The area has options available for free STD testing, however a visit to these clinics often involves long, potentially embarrassing queues in public places.
You can get tested and treated at the Pinal County Health Department STD Clinic, where patient confidentiality is their priority. Same day appointments are on offer and you’ll be seen by a highly qualified medical professional.
Planned Parenthood in Tempe is also an option for medical assistance in relation to sexual health. They are one of the biggest and most trusted providers of sexual health treatment and care across the U.S.