The 2015 reports by the Connecticut STD Control Program showed that there were 180 chlamydia cases reported in Norwich. This was at a rate of 420 for every 10,00 people.
There were 32 cases of Gonorrhea reported at the rate of 75 for every 10,00 people. There were, however, no cases of Syphilis recorded in that year.
The preliminary analysis of the state department of public health shows that Gonorrhea cases increased by 37 percent from 2013 to 2017, whereas Chlamydia infections increased by 39 percent, and Syphilis cases increased from 56 to 110 cases.
The New London Department of Health has come up with healthy community initiatives such as healthy New London that focuses on creating a wellness culture in the community. Some of the ways it is doing this are by educating the public and building awareness concerning STDs as a means to reduce further spread.
There are some clinics in Norwich city that offer STD testing and treatment services for local residents such as Planned Parenthood of Southern New England Inc. and William W Backus Hospital.
Generations Family Health Center Inc. – Norwich Health Center is also a considerable option that’s just around the neighborhood.
Some of the facilities available may offer Free STD testing and treatment services. However, you may have to endure long waiting times and even wait for results for up to two weeks in some cases, due to a large number of visitors in such facilities.