Goffstown, NH, is a town in Hillsborough County. According to the Health Department in Hillsborough County, over the past few years, Goffstown, NH, has experienced an increase in the number of HIV cases from 494 in 2015 to 492 to 509 in 2020.
Goffstown saw a spike in STDs cases. The health department noted an increase of Chlamydia infections from 898 at a rate of 224.1 in 2010 to 1,126 at a rate of 280.3 in 2011. However, the number dropped to 1,095 at a rate of 271.0 in 2013.
The number of people diagnosed with Gonorrhea was inconsistent over the years. The health department’s data indicates a rise in Gonorrhea cases from 61 at a rate of 15.2 in 2010 to 66 at a rate of 16.6 in 2011. However, the cases had dropped to 55 at a rate of 13.6 in 2013.
Syphilis cases also rose from 9 at a rate of 2.2 in 2010 to 15 cases at a rate of 3.7 in 2013.
Hillsborough County Health Department has provided quality healthcare to PLWHA through a comprehensive Programme of care that includes; laboratory services and medications via the AIDS Drugs Assistance Program. Hillsborough County Healthcare Plan (HCHCP) also supports the Ryan White Act to ensure patients from low-income communities have access to treatment.
Several clinics, such as Planned Parenthood – Manchester Health Center and ClearChoiceMD-CMC Urgent Care, provide sexual health services to residents in Goffstown, NH. Furthermore, residents can visit other medical facilities, such as the Elliot Hospital and Catholic Medical Center.
Most of the clinics offer free STD testing. Although, patients might experience long wait times, and results might not be immediate.