Will County, home to Crest Hill, reported 633 new HIV cases in 2017 at a prevalence rate of 114 per 100,000 populations. This was an increase from the year 2016 which had 611 new infection cases at a rate of 111 per 100,000 population.
There were 1690 new cases of Chlamydia infection in 2009 and 1340 new infections in 2010, which was equivalent to a 21 percent decrease in new infections within a period of one year.
New Gonorrhea infection cases rose by 1 percent from 439 new cases in 2005 to 444 new infection cases in 2006.
In 2003, 7 new cases were reported with a prevalence rate of 1.4 per 100,000 population. However, the number dropped to 6 new infection cases in 2004 at a rate of 1.2 per 100,000 population.
Will County Health Department initiated an HIV Prevention Program aimed at providing HIV education and prevention services to high-risk persons. Additionally, it has an anonymous and confidential partner notification referral program that ensures sexual partners are aware of potential STD exposures without disclosing any leading information. Regional Care Association clinic has community awareness programs for churches, community groups, and schools for AIDS/ STD risk reduction and information supplies.
Some of the HIV/STDs clinics you may take into account for testing include Will County Health Department, Regional Care Association as well as Sunny Hill clinic.
Some clinics offer free STD testing and screening services but walk-in options might not be available. Moreover, other clinics may have inconsistent wait times.