Based on Dyer’s County Community Health Assessment, which shows the county’s health prevalence data, there were no reported cases of HIV infections in Dyersburg, TN, in 2018.
There were no statistics on adults HIV/ AIDs or STDs prevalence in 2018, indicating unreported cases or successful eradication of the disease among the adults.
According to the Tennessee health department epidemiological profile, the rate of STDs infections in the South Central region indicated an increase from 2013 to 2017.
Syphilis increased from a rate of 4.2 in a 100,000 population in 2013 to 8.2 in 2017. Also, Gonorrhea infections went up from a rate of 43.6 in 2013 to 79.7 in 2017.
On the other hand, the health department reported a total of rate of 392.9 in 2017 for Chlamydia cases.
Dyer County Health Department participates in the eradication of HIV/AIDs and STDs by promoting and implementing programs, such as advocating for youth education to create awareness of prevention, treatment, care, and risk factors of the diseases. It also promotes patient delivered partner therapy (PDPT) among health care providers and works with DIS to locate persons who are not participating in HIV treatment and re-engage them to care.
Several healthcare providers in Dyersburg, TN, offer free STD testing, but the results might not be immediate, and tests they provide can be free and not comprehensive.
Some of these hospitals in Dyersburg providing STD/HIV services include Dyer County Health Department and Planned Parenthood – Memphis Health Center. If you want medical treatment even during inconvenient hours, you can opt for medical centers, such as HomeTown Urgent Care Dyersburg TN, and Fast Pace Health Urgent Care Dyersburg.