One HIV case is reported every twenty-four hours in Clark County, as of 2017. In addition, HIV has steadily risen with over ten thousand reported cases in Clark County.
Syphilis, in particular, has made a startling comeback with incidents tripling since 2012 and both primary and secondary syphilis have steadily risen among men who have sex with men.
Sexually transmitted diseases like chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have steadily risen in Clark County since 2012 and Chlamydia is the most common STD, making up seventy-five percent of all new cases.
Area residents can seek local STD testing at Nevada Health Centers Incorporated (Cambridge Family Health Centers) on Cambridge Street, as well as the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF Healthcare Center Las Vegas), and Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (Las Vegas West Charleston Center) on Charleston Blvd.
Locals can also receive STD testing at Aid for AIDS of Nevada on Almond Tree Lane, the Southern Nevada Health District (Sexual Health Clinic) located on Decatur Blvd, and the University Medical Center of Southern Nevada (HIV/Hepatitis B&C/ PEP / PrEP /STD) on Shadow lane.
Many STD testing sites offer free STD testing, however, some tests may not be free or comprehensive, and walk-in options may not be available. In addition, some of these locations require income and welfare eligibility to receive free STD testing.