STD cases in New Hampshire have seen a steady count for some STDs and an increase in some. The most affected residents are young individuals under 30 years. In 2011, the rate of syphilis transmission was 1.4 per 100,000. There was a steady rise in syphilis infection at the rate of 3 per 100,000 in 2015.
There was one reported case of congenital Syphilis from 2011 to 2015.
In 2015, the New Hampshire Chlamydial infection rate was ranked 50th among the 50 states with a rate of 233.3 per 100,000. Chlamydia infection was higher among women than men with the rate being 311.2 cases per 100,000 for women and 153.5 cases per 100,000 for men.
Gonorrheal infections were also ranked 50th among the 50 states in 2015 with a rate of 18.5 per 100,000 persons. Gonorrhea cases have had a steady rise, with an outbreak being declared in 2016.
In 2013, 1,265 people were living with HIV with 54.5 percent of them having been diagnosed with AIDS. Between 2003 and 2013, the number of new HIV cases reported was 455.
The New Hampshire Health Department is adequately funded by the CDC to develop programs that manage and control the spread of HIV and other STDs in areas such as Salem.
Residents of Salem may get quality diagnosis and treatment of STDs in multiple facilities. Planned Parenthood Derry Health Center located in Derry, NH and Equality Health Center in Concord, NH are some facilities you can check out.
Some centers may offer free testing and treatment of STDs through state-funded programs. However, residents may have to be uninsured and have low income to be eligible. Additionally, free STD testing clinics may not provide comprehensive treatment to clients.