Prairie Village, Johnson County, Kansas States has five years in a row recorded dramatic increases of sexually transmitted diseases. In 2015 through to 2016, there has been a 27%, 8% and 7.6% of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis cases with men greatly impacted.
According to the Kansas City Health Department STD Statistics, there were 4,156 cases of chlamydia in 2016 and 4,525 cases in 2016. Gonorrhea moved from 1,539 to 2,096 while Primary and secondary syphilis jumped from 122 to 132. Congenital cases in 2015 were 0 while in 2016 6 cases were report one of which was a stillbirth.
The number of white men infected with STD has sharply risen to hit a record. African American men in the past were high risk population with 35% of males involved in sex with other men and injecting drugs.
Although there has been a steep increase in incidences of STDs, Kansas Health department notes that this reality has been slapped back with increased STD control and prevention initiatives. Awareness campaigns has impacted the society with importance of regular screening and safe sex practices
Olathe Health Clinic affiliated with the Johnson County Kansa located along 66061 main street and the various Planned Parenthood STD training and testing centers are some of the public health facilities available. They are open Monday through to Friday and for the general public aged 13 years and above.
There are some trusted health care centers within Prairie Village that might provide free STD testing services. However, these clinics may require you to proof your household income to get their services. Furthermore, you might be patient to wait for long hours to be served or the clinics might offer limited STD tests.