Figures for STDs in Kiryas Joel, NY are wrapped up in county figures for Orange County, NY where it is based. Although there is a dearth in actual figures for the county.
There is some indication in a round-up of observed versus expected cases for some diseases that diagnoses for major STDs like chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis were slowing. For gonorrhea, this figure was 0.64 for males aged 14+ according to a 2017 health report showing cases between 2010 and 2012. The number of cases came in at 202 as opposed to 317, less than expected. For females aged 14+ the ratio was 0.75, the number of cases coming in at 261.
Regarding chlamydia the ratio was 0.9 and the number of cases 2,270 among females aged 14+. For early syphilis among males aged 14+ the number was 24 and the ratio was 0.8.
Meanwhile, the rate of newly diagnosed HIV cases for the county was 5.7 per 100,000 of the population.
“The health improvement program in Orange County has been successful in preventing STDs. The plan used an evidence-based approach, targeting teen pregnancies and sexual health. Outreach programs in the hundreds reached thousands of people in 2014 and 2015, helped by using community partners on the ground.”
If you’re in Kiryas Joel, NY and you’re looking for STD testing then try the Orange County Public Health Department that has an HIV and STD clinic in Middletown, NY. Free STD testing may be available.
There is also Plush Care in Kiryas Joel, NY if you’d prefer to use an urgent care facility and Planned Parenthood has their closest branch in Goshen, NY.
Some facilities are located in the close-knit community and people may know why you’re there. Other facilities require some travel to get to.