Various sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) have been reported in Owasso, OK, over the years. According to the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP), Rogers and Tulsa Counties had 55 and 1,177 HIV cases in 2010 respectively. The HIV prevalence was 78 for Rogers County and 239 for Tulsa County during that year.
Statistics from the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) showed that Rogers and Tulsa Counties had 334 and 4,129 chlamydia infections reported in 2016 respectively. Rogers County’s chlamydia rate was 364.0 cases per 100,000 residents in 2016. That of Tulsa County for the STD was 642.2 that year.
The residents of the region were also affected by gonorrhoea in 2016. As the state health department revealed, there were 61 gonorrheal infections in Rogers County and 1,723 in Tulsa County.
The Tulsa Health Department is focused on minimizing the number of residents affected by STDs. To do so, it has been offering STD testing and counseling services to residents.
When you want to access HIV/STD testing in Owasso, OK, you can head to The Rogers County Health Department or the Tulsa Health Department Mingo WIC Clinic. Another nearby option is the Creek County Health Department in Sapulpa, Oklahoma.
Free STD testing services may be available at a few public clinics, but you may not be able to book appointments at convenient hours. Another problem that may arise is that your eligibility for them might be dependent on your income.