A total of 1,542 reports of those living with chlamydia were found in 2017 in Orange County, NY. This at a rate of 401.9 infections per 100,000 county residents. There were also 294 reports of gonorrhea that same year, at a rate of 80.3 per 100,000 infections.
Of those individuals with chlamydia in 2017, in Orange County, 1,024 were females and the other 518 were males.
There were also 110 females reported with gonorrhea infections in 2017, the remaining 184 infections were males with gonorrhea in Orange County, NY.
“Two years prior to 2017, there had been 1,326 total STD infections reported in the year 2015 among residents in Orange County, NY. These infections included gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis respectively.”
Free STD testing may be offered within your local area. It is important to analyze the benefits and risks of using such services. These may include access to testing for some STD’s but not all as well as inconsistent hours and dates for clinics offering said services.
STD testing can likely be done at a Planned Parenthood location. They offer various services and their standard services can include STD testing. There is one a mile away in Newburgh, NY, the Newburgh Health Center can be found at suite 11136 Lake Street. There is also one a bit farther from Newburgh in Poughkeepsie, it is located at 17 Noxon Street. This location is about 14 miles away, so it may not be the best option given your location.