In 2016 there were 483 cases of HIV, 146 cases of Hepatitis C, 146 cases of Hepatitis B, 18 cases of Hepatitis A, 326 cases of syphilis, 30,847 cases of chlamydia, and 9,451 cases of gonorrhea. In 2017 there were 444 cases of HIV reported and 103 cases of AIDS, for a total count of 547 cases across the state.
Tippecanoe County reported STD statistics of 1,178 cases of chlamydia, 395 cases of gonorrhea, and 10 cases of syphilis.
Awareness efforts include World AIDS Day on December 1st, National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, and STD Awareness Month in April. During STD Awareness Month Purdue University hosts STI Awareness Week. Programs and activities include the Get Yourself Tested Campaign along with free STD testing but extra screenings could be extra. Private and public testing centers can be found within a short drive.
In Lafayette you can visit such locations as the Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Incorporated on Mezzanine Drive or the Tippecanoe County Health Department on North 6th Street for STD testing.
Locations outside of Lafayette but nearby include the Boone County Health Department on West Washington Street in Lebanon and the Howard County Health Department on East Mulberry Street in Kokomo.