In 2017, the HIV prevalence of Rossville, MD, a census-designated place in Baltimore County, was 3,611 infections at a rate of 519, which declined to 3,214 cases at 459 in 2018.
The number of people diagnosed with Chlamydia in 2017 was 4,480 at a rate of 538.2, which slightly went down to 4463 cases at a rate of 536.1 in 2018.
Syphilis was also common in Rossville. A total of 125 cases of late Syphilis at the rate of 15 were reported in 2017 and rose to 135 at a rate of 16.2 in 2018. Early non-primary and non-secondary Syphilis also had 89 diagnoses at a rate of 10.7 in 2017 that decreased to 84 at a rate of 10.1 in 2018.
Gonorrhea also showed a downward trend as 1,549 residents were diagnosed with the disease at a rate of 186.1 in 2017, and by the end of 2018, the number had reduced to 1,309 at a rate of 157.2 in 2018.
Primary and Secondary Syphilis also had an upward trend in the unincorporated community as 74 people were diagnosed at the rate of 8.9 in 2017, going up to 103 at a rate of 12.4 in 2018.
Baltimore County Health Department actively participates in the STD/HIV eradication process by implementing HIV/STD Prevention Programs to curb the spread of sexually transmitted infections. The county uses STD Clinics that provide essential testing, diagnosis, and treatment for STDs and HIV.
Rossville has free STD testing clinics where residents can access STD services. However, residents might be required to book appointments, and they may have to wait for long hours to access the services.
To check your sexual health condition, you can visit the Planned Parenthood Towson Health Center, MedStar Health Urgent Care in Perry Hall, or MedStar Union Memorial Hospital.