Like many communities in the United States, cities within Monroe County, such as Henrietta, NY, saw a rise in the number of reported chlamydia cases from 2016 to 2017. New York State health records show that the number of new chlamydia cases in Monroe County jumped from 4,706 cases in 2016 to 4,988 cases 2017.
Syphilis rates in the county also rose, as the number of newly reported syphilis cases (primary, secondary, and early stage) increased from 79 cases in 2016 to 100 cases in 2017.
On the other hand, the number of reported gonorrhea cases fell during this same timeframe, as the number of newly reported cases dropped from 2,207 cases in 2016 to 1,891 cases in 2017.
According to the latest CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) report, Monroe County saw a jump in the number of new HIV cases, as the number of newly reported cases rose from 47 cases in 2016 to 64 cases in 2017.
There are limited clinics in Henrietta, NY that might offer STD testing, such as the Rochester Regional Health Occupational Medicine and UR Medicine Urgent Care. In addition, there are several private medical practices in Henrietta, NY that may provide HIV or STD testing. Many of these medical offices are located just off I-90 or I-390.
You can also travel 10 miles north to Rochester, where there are numerous healthcare centers that may provide STD or HIV testing, such as Monroe County Health Department, Planned Parenthood – Rochester, Center for Community Practice, McCree McCuller Wellness Center, Action for a Better Community, and Rochester Victory Alliance.
Some of these clinics may even provide free STD testing, but please note that you might need to meet specific income and residency requirements. In addition, many of these clinics offer inconsistent office hours and may only accept walk-in appointments.