Chlamydia was the most frequently reported STD in Cedar City, UT, in 2017. The county reported 10,135 cases of the disease while gonorrhoea came second with 2,541 cases.
Chlamydia infections increased by 44 percent since 2008 to 326 cases per 100, 000 persons. Two-thirds of the reported cases of chlamydia in 2017 were persons aged between 15-24 years.
Between 2008 and 2017, the county contributed 59 percent of chlamydia disease burden in the whole of the US. Utah’s gonorrhoea infection rates from 2011, when the lowest infection burden was reported surged by 735 percent in 2017.
Persons aged between 20-34 years accounted for 61 percent of people infected with the disease in 2017. Utah is accounted for 47.6 percent of gonorrhoea infections in the US in 2017.
Utah recorded a 311 percent increase in syphilis infections at 3.7 cases per 100,000 persons from 2008. More than 80 percent of syphilis cases were reported among men who have sex with men.
STD burden in Utah is disproportionately high among racial and ethnic minorities.
There are a number of clinics which specialize on STD testing and treatment in Ceder City. Among these include Intermountain Healthcare Taylorsville Clinic on 3845 W 4700 S, Taylorsville, UT, 84129, Utah AIDS Foundation and Steward Urgent and Primary Care Clinic on 5360 South 2700 West, Taylorsville, UT, 84129.
Other STD clinics include St. Marks Taylorsville Emergency Center and Oquirrh View Medical and Dental Clinic. Some clinics may provide free std testing to patients, but you may have to wait for days to weeks before receiving your STD test results, book an appointment over the phone prior to visiting the clinic or encounter long queues at the facility.