Midvale is a city in Salt Lake County, Utah. According to recent data from the county, the rate of HIV is 212.1, chlamydia is 461.1, gonorrhea is 129.5, and syphilis is 3.9 for every 100,000 people.
“Sexually transmitted diseases continue to be our most frequently reported diseases in the county,” said Dr. Dagmar Vitek, Salt Lake County Health Department medical director. “Besides chlamydia and gonorrhea at the top of the list, syphilis and new HIV infections also make the top 20.”
Public health in Midvale is managed by Salt Lake County. The county runs an STD Clinic and Prevention program that offers STD prevention education as well as testing and treatment. They also offer partner notification services and advocates the use of Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis.
There are a few options when looking for a clinic to get tested in Midvale. There is the utah Partners for Health clinic on South Main Street and another one on South Harrison St. Another place to consider is the Community Health Centers medical clinic on West 7200 South.
In nearby West Jordan, there is a South Redwood Public Health Center on South 1825 West and a FirstMed Urgent Care clinic on South Redwood Road. Medallus/ After Hours Urgent Care is also available on 1300 East in Sandy.
Some clinics may offer free STD testing, while others may depend on income and welfare eligibility. Clinics may also vary in hours and availability and may have long wait times.