In 2017, Luna County reported a rate of 748 per 100,000 people of incidences of chlamydia as kept public record. This number had decreased to a rate of 572 per 100,000 the subsequent year. The rate of gonorrhea cases however, increased from 168 per 100,000 reported in 2017 to 219 the year after, in 2018.
Total rates of primary and secondary syphilis were reported at a rate of 4 per 100,000 in 2017 and this number did not change in 2018, the following year
“In 2016, an alarming rate of 720 incidences of chlamydia per 100,000 in population were reported”.
In some circumstances, free STD testing is possibly offered near your area. When exploring testing options such as these there some factors to consider beforehand. These include some downsides of seeking free testing and treatment options.
One of which is likelihood of making an appointment to suit your needs, testing may be available only on a walk-in basis or only by appointment. Secondly, although these tests may be free, it does not guarantee you will receive your test results right away. Another aspect of free testing service includes what comes next once you test positive you may then have to pay out of pocket for treatment.
STD testing services can be found right in Deming, NM at the Luna County Public Health Office, which mentions testing and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases on the New Mexico Health Department website, they are located at 215 South Silver Avenue.