The number of those with chlamydia in Cerro Gordo County, IA totaled 48 in the year 2016, a rate of 111.6 infections per 100,000 community members. The year prior, 108 reports of chlamydia had been found in Cerro Gordo County, at a rate of 249.7 per 100,000.
The number of chlamydia infections afflicting Cerro Gordo residents in 2013 was 70, at a rate of 159.9 per 100,000 people. These numbers have increased and decreased within this time frame. However given this data, there have still been over 40 chlamydia infections among Cerro Gordo County residents within these years.
“The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health has urged the public to get tested and informed on STD awareness and prevention.”
The Cerro Gordo County Department of Public Health offers free std testing to those aged 14 and older. They are located at 2570 4th Street Southwest in Mason City, IA. STD prevention and education services are also offered at the North Iowa Community Action Organization. They can also be found in Mason City at 100 1st Street suite 200 Northwest.
If free STD testing is among the options you consider for testing and other services, you may want to research these options carefully. This is because these clinics may not offer services that are as in depth compared to other clinics.
You may be unable to book an appointment for an STD test at a free clinic, there may also be additional costs associated with your testing for treatment, consultation or other services.