In 2016 there were 4,940 cases of HIV, 236 cases of Hepatitis C, 558 cases of Hepatitis B, 115 cases of Hepatitis A, 2,406 cases of syphilis, 94,742 cases of chlamydia, and 28,162 cases of gonorrhea reported across the state.
Currently, per 100,000 residents there is a rate of disease prevalence of 467.4 for chlamydia and 138.9 for gonorrhea.
Residents who live in the Daytona Beach area are at an increased risk for contracting chlamydia or gonorrhea as compared to other locations across the state.
Public health officials have put out recommendations for all sexually active persons to seek out regular testing, use condoms, get properly vaccinated, seek quick treatment when needed, and have frank discussions with your sexual partners.
STD testing clinics are located through the Daytona Beach area. From the Outreach Community Care Network on North Frederick Avenue to the Steward Marchman Act Behavioral Healthcare on Willis Ave, it’s not difficult to locate a testing center. You can even find one that has free STD testing.