The total number of HIV- non-AIDS cases in Garland County, AR, reached 111 in the year 2016. In that same year HIV- non-AIDS afflicted 3.3% of the population. Furthermore, the combined total of those living with HIV- non-AIDS and those living with AIDS was at 3.5% in 2016.
In 2015 there were 5 cases of HIV- non-AIDS or 1.5% of the population. Drastically lower than the following year.
Garland County saw 437 cases of Chlamydia in 2016, which is 2.6% of the population. While Gonorrhea cases reached 2.7% that same year.
There were no recorded cases of Syphilis reported in 2015 in Garland county. The next year these cases increased, but not by many, as these cases were to low in number to be recorded.
“Garland County saw an increase in cases of HIV since the year 2015. The total percentage of cases of HIV in the 0,1 and 2 stages was 1.9% in the year 2015. The county also reported a total of 2.3% of its residents suffering from HIV in the stages 0,1,2 or 3 that same year.
You may find STD testing services at the County Health Unit in Hot Springs, located on Malvern Avenue. Another clinic in the area is the Tuggle Clinic on Central Avenue.
Free STD testing may be offered at some clinics in your area. Such facilities may provide some free services while they may charge for other services. You may also want to keep in mind the potential for wait times to occur.