Clackamas County Health ranking reported 386,143 HIV infections with a rate of 92 per 100,000 people in 2012. The data was for people aged 13 years and above.
In 2018, Chlamydia infections ranked first compared to other STDs. 1,394 infections with a rate of 332.4 per 100,000 people were reported. This was an increase from 2017 which reported 1,256 cases with a rate of 298.4 per 100,000 people.
Females aged 18 to 29 had 52 percent of the infections with 654 infections with a rate of 267.4 per 100,000 individuals, making them the majority infected.
An increment in Gonorrhea infections in the county was reported in 2018. 435 cases with a rate of 103.7 per 100,000 people were reported in 2018 and 406 cases with a rate of 97.4 per 100,000 individuals in 2017. Males had 309 cases while females had 126 cases in 2018.
Lastly, Syphilis had 10 cases with a rate of 10.7 per 100,000 individuals. The cases had remained constant from the previous year.
Integrating the Sexually Transmitted Disease Program into primary medical care is an initiative that the Oregon Health Authority has been pursuing. This is to ensure that county residents can access HIV/STD prevention interventions in primary medical care settings.
Milwaukie City residents may check their sexual health in hospitals like Planned Parenthood Columbia Willamette Milwaukie-Oak Grove Health Center, Sunnyside Health Center, and Cascade AIDS Project-Beavercreek Clinic.
In order to access free STD testing in some of the facilities, you may be charged extra for doctor’s consultation. Also, some of the STD results may not be released to you immediately.