Marysville has been on the wrong listing of infectious diseases ranked by states in the United States. Sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, warts, and hepatitis just to mention a few has increased tremendously from 2000 when they almost got zeroed out.
According to the Ohio STD Control Program Data, STD incidences has been down and up from 2007 through to 2014. In 2007, there were 11,501 cases of chlamydia, 2,332 of gonorrhea and 39 cases of syphilis. In 2014, the figures have quite changes to 13,134, 2,223 and 87 respectively. Infection rate for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis has moved up from 1992 to 2014; 170.8 to 618, 262.6 to 365.2 and 7.6 to 2.4.
High prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases and infections among the young people aged between 15 and 29 years has been alarmingly high. About 50% of all new diagnoses annually are people within this age group.
Ohio Public Health Authorities has a Partner Expedite Therapy program where infected persons are given their partner’s medication in bid to avoid re-infection and recurrence. All sexually active persons are advised on getting tested regularly more so if with multiple or new partner(s).
There are Public health facilities within Marysville that offer confidential STD testing services available every day from Monday through to Friday in exemption of holidays. For instance, you can consider visiting Union County Health Department and Marion Public Health for screening and testing.
Although clinics in Marysville might render free STD testing services, some of them may charge you for doctor consultation and they may limit you to only one method of payment. Other times, appointment option might not be an option and you may endure long waiting hours before you’re served.