The number of newly reported STD cases, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, rose slightly in communities throughout Warren County, Ohio, including in the town of Mason, OH.
County STD surveillance reports show that the number of new chlamydia cases rose from 422 reported cases in 2017 to 434 reported cases in 2018. In 2018, the number of new cases of gonorrhea only rose by 1, as the number of newly reported cases increased from 119 cases in 2017 to 120 cases in 2018.
On the other hand, syphilis rates in the county rose by more than 70 percent, as the number of newly reported cases went from 7 cases in 2017 to 12 cases in 2018.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), there were 6 newly reported HIV cases in Warren County during 2017.
There are numerous health care facilities in Mason, OH or nearby Lebanon, OH that may offer HIV or STD testing, including The Little Clinic, Health First TriHealth Physician Partners – Mason, Warren County Combined Health Districts, and Christ Hospital. In addition, several local private physicians may also provide STD testing. Many of the doctor offices are located along Mason Montgomery Road, Tylersville Road, or just off I-74.
You can also take the 30-minute trek into Cincinnati, OH to visit one of the many clinics in the city that might offer STD or HIV testing, such as Planned Parenthood – Mt. Auburn Health Center, Pregnancy Center East, Prince Hill Health Center, and the Good Samaritan Free Health Center.
Some clinics may advertise free STD testing, but you may experience long wait times, especially at those clinics that only offer walk-in appointments. In addition, you may incur additional fees for a doctor consultation or after test treatment.