HIV incidences in Escambia County were 1,178 at a rate of 452 in 2017 and a significant rise to 1,233 at a rate of 468 was observed in 2018.
The number of people with Chlamydia in Myrtle Grove, FL, was 2,136 in 2017 higher than the 2,086 cases recorded in 2018.
Gonorrhea was also prevalent in this census-designated place, with 829 cases in 2017, which had declined to 697 in 2018.
There were 110 Syphilis incidences in the county in 2017, which reduced to 103 in 2018.
Hepatitis B was reported to have 77 acute and chronic cases in 2017 that increased to 105 in 2018. Hepatitis C was also observed as 676 people turned out positive with the illness in 2017 that later reduced to 424 infections in 2018.
Escambia County Health Department provides STD/HIV prevention education to vulnerable groups, students, youths, and the general public with the primary goal of ending the transmission. Its staff utilizes mobile units to deliver testing, counseling, and treatment services across the county to persons living in remote areas.
If you are interested in knowing your HIV/STD status, Myrtle Grove, FL, has several healthcare centers providing free STD testing, but you’ll have to call first before visiting as a walk-in option might not exist. Most clinics may not be able to offer multiple payment methods.
Some of the health facilities within the census-designated place that you can access comprehensive sexual health services include Quality Urgent Care & Wellness at Pensacola, Baptist Hospital, and Naval Hospital Pensacola.