Recent data from the Clinton County Health Department show a low rate of HIV infections in Frankfort, IN. In 2018, there were only 10 reported HIV cases.
The health department’s measures of eliminating Syphilis infections were successful as they were no Syphilis incidences between 2012 and 2016. This was attributed to the reduction in the number MSMs in the city.
Gonorrhea infections remained constant from 2012 to 2015. Only 10 cases were reported during that period.
Meanwhile, Chlamydia infections gained slowly over the years. Health reports indicated 47 cases in 2011 and by the end of 2015, a total of 55 patients had been reported in the county.
Clinton County Department of Health has implemented various programs, such as Clinton Foundation HIV/AIDS Initiative to lower the rate of HIV/STD infections across the county. Its staff has implemented best practice guides that detail how CDPH funded HIV prevention services should be delivered in the key service areas, such as testing, linkage, and retention as well as patients protection and affordable care.
Residents may receive free STD testing in some of the medical centers in the city. However, a doctor consultation might be available at a fee, and some clinics only test STDs; therefore, everyone might know why you were there.
Some clinics you may consider for STD/HIV services include Miami Valley Hospital Jamestown Emergency Center and Clinton County Community Center (STEP, Inc). You may also visit Clinton County Health Services and CVPH – Part of the UVM Health Network.