Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) reported in Moore, Oklahoma, include HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B&C, and syphilis. According to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), chlamydia cases are the most common. In 2015, there was a 15% increase from 2013; with 21,025 reported infections. By 2017, the number had risen to 21,752.
Gonorrhea was ranked as the second most popular STD in the state. There were 6,542 cases; 54.7% of them were women while 45.3% were men. Cases of acute Hepatitis B Virus (HBV) were 32 in 2016 while those of Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) were 85 in the same year.
It was reported that 5,954 people were living with HIV/AIDS in 2016 and by the end of the year, the sexually transmitted virus had already caused 90 deaths; 73 of which were males. 209 cases of Syphilis were recorded in 2015. Most of the people infected with the STDs were aged between 20 and 34 years.
2017 saw the state record the number of syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea cases as 31,779. This was an increase from the 29,716 that were reported in 2016.
The Planned Parenthood-Central Oklahoma City Clinic provides STD testing services to people living in Moore, OK. You may also go to Gateway Express Testing that is located in Yukon, OK.
Other health centers that provide STD tests nearby are like the Access Medical Centers – Urgent Care, Express Family Care, and 23rd Street Clinic in Oklahoma.
Free STD testing services may be offered at some public clinics. However, your qualification for them might be determined by factors such as welfare eligibility and income.