Glassboro is a borough in Gloucester County. Over the past few years, there has been a slight decrease in the HIV prevalence rates, from 385 per 100,000 individuals reported in 2014 to 366 in 2020.
Gloucester County Health Department successfully eliminated Syphilis in Glassboro borough, where there were no reported cases from 2014 to 2019.
Chlamydia rates in the borough had an upward surge, indicated by a 74.7% increase in cases, from 87 in 2014 to 152 in 2019.
Cases of individuals in Glassboro diagnosed with Gonorrhea infections doubled from 18 in 2014 to 40 in 2017, followed by a 27.5% decrease to 29 in 2018. Sadly, there was an increase in the number of infections to 37 cases in 2019.
Gloucester County Health Department adopts various measures to mitigate the spread of HIV/STDs among sexually active members of the community. In collaboration with the New Jersey Department of Health, it partners with local clinics to coordinate STD awareness campaigns, confidential screening, counseling, and linkage for advanced care and support services. Injection drug users, teens, and young adults also benefit from sexual health education and safe sex supplies.
Planned Parenthood – Bellmawr Health Center, Inspira Urgent Care Glassboro, and Thomas Jefferson University Hospital serve residents in the Glassboro borough with quality STD/HIV screening services.
You can also visit local clinics to access free STD testing, but costs might not be upfront, and prescriptions for after test care might not be available if you’ve tested positive.