According to county health reports, Dodge County, home to Fremont City, saw a decline of HIV infections from 4 cases at a rate of 48 per 100,000 persons in 2013 to 6 cases at a rate of 20 in 2018.
Gonorrhea cases were slightly higher in the female population compared to males, and the overall rate of infections was 50 per 100,000 persons in 2015.
Dodge County had a massive rate of Chlamydia infections at a rate of 300 per 100,000 persons in 2015. The cases were prevalent in the female population aged 15 to 24 years, constituting 80 percent of the infections.
Syphilis infections were almost non-existent in the county, and health reports noted a rate of 0.4 per 100,000 persons in 2015, which was attributed to few cases of men having sex with other men in the county.
Dodge county health department has implemented social marketing campaigns, which targets profoundly impacted populations and vulnerable communities at risk of contracting HIV/STI infections. It also supports community events where HIV testing, education, and condom distribution take place.
Residents living in Fremont City are lucky to have numerous health clinics that offer STD screening services such as Planned Parenthood-Northwest Health Center and Fremont Health Care for Women. Individuals may also visit Methodist Fremont Health and Fremont Health Internal Medicine for sexual health care services.
Most medical centers in Fremont city offer STD services at a fee, but if you are lucky to find a clinic, which provides free STD testing, you may be required to schedule an appointment or to be within a certain age group.