The levels of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Pearl City, HI, have become a major health concern. According to the Hawai’i State Department of Health, Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Honolulu County.
In 2017, chlamydia had a rate of 545.1 cases per 100,000 persons. This was the highest rate of the sexually transmitted infection (STI) that was recorded among all counties in Hawaii.
Another STD reported in Honolulu is gonorrhea. Data collected by the Health Indicators Warehouse in 2012 shows that it had a rate of 75 per 100K persons during that year.
Statistics from the Hawai’i State Department of Health show that Honolulu had a syphilis rate of 6.8 cases per 100,000 population within the 2013-2017 period. These diagnoses included both primary and secondary syphilis.
A program that focuses on reducing the high STD levels in Pearl City in Hawaii is the STD/HIV Education and Risk Reduction Services. It facilitates various prevention activities within the state to prevent the rapid transmission of sexually transmitted infections.
The Diamond Head Health Center STD/HIV Clinic in Honolulu provides testing for sexually transmitted infections. Other health centers that you can visit for the same include the Planned Parenthood of the Great Northwest and the Hawaiian Islands (Honolulu Health Center) and Diamond Head Health Center STD/HIV Clinic in Honolulu.
Low-cost or free STD testing services may be offered at some other clinics nearby. Even though, they might consider your income to determine whether you are eligible for them or not. They might also be incomprehensive.