HIV infections in Lewisboro, NY, a town in Westchester County, declined from 3,752 per 100,000 persons in 2014 to 3,642 per 100,000 individuals in 2020.
Chlamydia infection rates slightly rose from 3,000 in 2011 to 3,033 incidences in 2012. The incidences were more frequent among blacks aged 20 to 24, reporting 3,147.4 cases in 2011.
There was an increase in Gonorrhea infection rates in Westchester County. In 2010, there were 474 individuals diagnosed in 2010 while 623 were reported in 2012. Additionally, persons aged 20 to 24 were most infected, indicating 276.2 in 2011.
The Westchester County Health Department noted a drop in Syphilis infection rates from 148 in 2010 to 140 in 2011. However, 170 individuals were diagnosed in 2012.
To eradicate HIV/STD infection rates, the Westchester county health department uses social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, to deliver educational campaigns targeting youths and teenagers. County residents diagnosed with STIs can receive free patient-delivered partner therapy where a healthcare provider offers treatment medications to sexual partners without being seen by the medical provider.
Some medical centers in Lewisboro, NY, may offer free STD testing to county residents, but hours and availability might not be consistent, and the facilities may be limited in location.
Residents may receive sexual health care services at Planned Parenthood – Stamford Health Center. Other clinics providing HIV/STD testing and treatments include PhysicianOne Urgent Care, an Affiliate of Yale-New Haven Health, and St. Vincent’s Medical Center.