Maricopa County reported 25,351 chlamydia cases in the in year 2017. These cases were at a rate of 597.5 per 100,000 in population. Of those cases, 9,141 were within the 20-24 age group, 5,714 were in the 15-19 age group and 5,095 cases were in the 25-29 age group. There were also 118 chlamydia cases found in the 10-14 age group as well.
Gonorrhea cases totaled 8,911 that year, the highest of which came from the 20-24 age group, which reported 2,292 gonorrhea cases that year.
The rates of Prevalent HIV were at 158.52 in 2017, a total of 6,726 cases reported in 2017. An increase since the previous years rate of 152.62, with a total of 6,361 cases reported in the year 2016.
“A total of 35,859 Sexually Transmitted Diseases were reported in the year 2017 in Maricopa County, public health officials encourage prevention and testing”.
STD testing may be performed at your local county health department, the Maricopa County Public Health Department is located on Roosevelt Street in Phoenix. You may also consider the Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, which is in the Parsons Center for Health and Wellness, on Central Avenue.
Other local testing services include Terros Health HIV/STI Services on Indian School Road in Phoenix.
Free STD testing might be available to you within your local area, these tests may be offered on a variety of different dates, meaning you may not be able to book an appointment.