The rate of STDs in Franklin County in 2015 stood at 788.4 per 100,000 cases while Gonorrhoea had an incidence rate of 272.5 per 100,000 cases. Primary and Secondary Syphilis incidence rate in the county was 30.0
In Fairfield County, 59 cases of Gonorrhoea were reported in 2018 while 304 people were infected with Chlamydia.
The number of people living with HIV/AIDS in 2014 in Franklin County was 377 residents. Reynoldsburg has seen increasing rates of STDs over the years, which has significantly contributed to the increasing county rates.
The Ohio Department of Health spokesperson, Russ Kennedy, in 2017, highlighted the department’s commitment to fighting STDs through the routine testing it offers to high-risk patients, including patients with multiple sex partners. It does this through the local health departments and healthcare providers.
Vineyard Community Church and Pregnancy Care Center located in Palmer Road, Reynoldsburg, Columbus Public Health Department and Clinic in Parsons Avenue, Columbus and The Women’s Clinic of Columbus in Main Street are some of the facilities that offer STD testing and treatment services for Richfield residents and their neighbors.
Other STD testing clinics such as Hocking County Health Department in 350 St, Logan, Perry County Health Department in Lincoln Park Dr, New Lexington, and Zanesville Muskingum County Health Department in 7th Street, Zanesville are also not that far away from Reynoldsburg, OH.
If you are eligible, you can get free STD testing services in some of the clinics through state-funded programs. You might, however, find it challenging to get free doctor consultation.