A total of 4 cases of HIV were reported in Garfield County, Oklahoma in the year 2015. An increase since the previous year, that had no reported cases of HIV.
Chlamydia rates in Garfield County reached 492.4 per 100,000 in population, 313 cases were found this same year. These rates climbed up to 519.1 per 100,000 with a total of 325 cases reported.
A total of 10 cases of Syphilis in the year 2015 were reported, in all stages. At a rate of 15.7.
There were 52 cases of gonorrhea in 2015 and 2016 in Garfield County, this rate also increased from 81.8 in 2015 to 83.1 in 2016.
“Health Officials in Garfield County emphasized condom use in response in to a syphilis outbreak of 2013 in Enid Oklahoma and surrounding areas. That same year screening was also encouraged in hopes of catching the disease in its early stages.”
Local clinics that might offer STD testing include the Garfield County Health Department in Enid, OK. Which is located on Mercer Drive. Another clinic nearby is the Crossroads Clinic in Guthrie on College Avenue.
Planned Parenthood might offer STD testing services in your local area as well. There is one location in Edmond and another in Oklahoma City.
When considering Free STD testing services, understand the risks associated with the use of such services. These may include not getting immediate test results, or if you do test positive you may not have the costs of medication covered.