What are the STI test options in Oshkosh,WI?
After seeing a significant jump in STD reported cases from 2015 to 2016, Winnebago County, including Oshkosh, WI saw a slight drop in STD rates for 2017.
According to the Winnebago County Department of Health Records, chlamydia rates in the county dropped from 778 reported cases in 2016 to 663 reported cases in 2017. Gonorrhea rates dropped slightly from 104 reported cases in 2016 to 102 reported cases in 2017. There was also a slight drop in syphilis rates as the number of reported cases fell from 14 cases in 2016 to 13 cases in 2017.
STDs can involve residents of all ages, but statistics show that most people newly diagnosed with an STD are between the ages of 15 and 27.
The CDC’s (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 2017 records show that there were 8 newly reported cases of HIV in Winnebago County.
There are several public medical facilities in Oshkosh, WI that might offer STD and HIV testing, including Planned Parenthood – Oshkosh Health Center, Bella Medical Center, and Winnebago County Department of Health. There are also a number of private medical centers and physician offices that may provide STD testing. Most of these locations are within minutes of I-41.
In addition, you can take a short drive into Appleton to find additional locations that might provide HIV testing, such as the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin.
Some clinics may even state they offer free STD testing, but you may need to meet certain income requirements to qualify for free services. In addition, not all STD tests are free, and on-site aftercare treatment may not be available.