2018 statistics show that the bacterial STD rate in Port Orange, FL is between 27.4 and 38.3 per 10,000 of the population, which is less than county averages.
In Volusia County, where Port Orange, FL is located, there has been a steady incline for chlamydia and gonorrhea cases since 2014 but Syphilis rates have been steady until 2016 after which they started to drop.
The most contagious forms of syphilis – primary and secondary stage syphilis – increased from 2.1 to 5.1 per 100,000 population between 2013 and 2017. County rates overall, however, are less than state averages.
Less than 1% of the 499,046 Volusia County residents are estimated to be living with HIV/AIDS.
“OH-Volusia advises healthcare providers to carry out routine testing for anyone who identifies as being sexually active, in particular, those in their teens and in their 20s so that symptoms and cases can be detected and to cease further escalation of the disease.”
Residents of Port Orange, FL do not have to travel far for STD and HIV testing and can visit the Outreach Community Care Network and the Florida Department of Heath in Daytona around six or seven miles from Port Orange, FL zip codes.
There is another Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) in New Smyrna Beach, where you can get tested for a number of STDs and HIV.
Free STD testing and counseling may be available for those on a low income and some facilities offer walk-in services but there may be long waits.