What are the STI test options in Leawood,KS?
STD statistics in Leawood, KS are wrapped up in figures for Johnson County.
A surveillance report from the department of health has recorded 174 cases of chlamydia until the end of May for 2019, 50 cases of gonorrhea and four cases of syphilis.
In 2018, there were 410 cases of chlamydia, 87 cases of gonorrhea, and nine cases of syphilis. The year prior to that there were 310 cases of chlamydia, 55 cases of gonorrhea and 10 cases of syphilis.
Rewind to 2012, there were 314 cases of chlamydia and 35 cases of gonorrhea. And a few years prior to that in 2008 there were 254 cases of chlamydia and 21 cases of gonorrhea.
The number of STD cases in the county is generally higher from ten years before.
“There is an increased rate of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis, the three most common communicable diseases and STDs, in Johnson County, trends seen across Kansas. However, there has been no dearth of health services available for Johnson County residents. Being a college town may explain the increase seen.”
There are several options for STD testing in Leawood, KS including the Urgency Room and nearby is the Hope Care Center in Kansas City.
The Healthy Living Project, which is also in Kansas City provides services for STD testing as well.
Some of the clinics might provide free testing for HIV and free STD testing but hours of availability might be irregular and there may be long wait times.