Zionsville, a town in Boone County, Indiana State, has a population of 14,160 people as per the 2010 Census. This town has been on the spotlight for increased sexually transmitted diseases incidences.
According to the 2017 Indiana Annual Report, there were 309 cases of syphilis, 11,753 cases of gonorrhea and 34,127 new diagnosis of chlamydia. In Boone, 166 cases, 20 cases and less than 5 cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were reported respectively.
In 2015, the Chlamydia infection rate was 437.9, gonorrhea at 118.9 and 4.3 for syphilis. According to the 2017 data, the figures jumped up to a rate of 514.5 for chlamydia, 177.2 for gonorrhea and 4.7 for Syphilis (figures expressed per 100,000 population).
Indian Health Authorities on the STD case management has programs geared towards positively altering behavioral, social and health practices among all people who are sexually active. In the same vein, outreach programs that offer STD testing, counselling and treatment are operational in Zionsville.
STD testing services available include; blood HIV test, HPV vaccines, Syphilis Tests, gonorrhea test, herpes tests and chlamydia tests. For instance, Eskenazi Health Center Pecar on 6940 N Michigan Rood, Eskenazi Health on 5515 W 38th St. Indianapolis and Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky based along 3759 N Meridian St are some of the options.
Local health centers around Zionsville, IN may offer free STD testing and are open to the general public. Some of the short comings of the free services include walk-in options may not be available in clinics and doctor consultation may be an extra charge. Besides, the health facilities are crowded, therefore, you may wait for long queues to be served and test results may delay up to more than two weeks.