What are the STI test options in Manitowoc,WI?
STD statistics for Manitowoc, WI are wrapped up in figures for Manitowoc County. A surveillance report for 2017 showed that there were 215 cases of chlamydia reported that year, 267 per 100,000 of the population. Almost 75% of them were white, and almost 75% of them were female. The 20-24 year age group were most impacted by the infection.
33 cases of gonorrhea were also diagnosed in 2017, slightly more females than males accounted for the total number of cases, around 60% of cases were White with 20 to 24-year-olds being more affected than any other age group.
There were two cases of syphilis reported, which was two more than the year before when zero cases were reported.
In 2016, the number of chlamydia cases was also lower at 204, at a rate of 253 per 100,000, but the incidence of gonorrhea was higher with 45 cases reported that year.
Infection rates impacted groups according to race, age and gender in roughly the same proportions.
“Social media might be the cause for surges in STDs with now different methods of meeting people out there. People should know that even if you meet a potential partner online you should take precautions and get tested.”
There are several places you can get tested if you live in Manitowoc, WI such as Planned Parenthood on South 30th Street and the Manitowoc County Health Department on South 9th Street.
You can also visit the AIDS Task Force on Washington Street.
There may be free HIV testing and free STD testing available at the facilities in the area but that might be dependent on income and welfare eligibility.