Hudson County, where Secaucus is a town, has had relatively constant HIV prevalence rates over the past few years. The rate of individuals diagnosed with HIV increased from 5,241 per 100,000 persons in 2014 to 5,687 in 2017, followed by an 11.4% decrease to 5,037 in 2019 and 2020.
Chlamydia infections in Secaucus town showed fluctuations, with an increase in 32 reported cases in 2014 to 44 in 2017, followed by a notable decrease to 31 in 2018. However, 48 were recorded in 2018, indicating a 54.8% increase.
The New Jersey Department of Health and the local health departments in Hudson County have successfully managed to eradicate Syphilis infections in the town. There were no reported cases between 2014 and 2019.
The health department also managed to control Gonorrhea infections among Secaucus residents, with no cases reported between 2014 and 2017. However, 11 and 10 cases were reported in 2018 and 2019, respectively.
The New Jersey Department of Health is committed to promoting Hudson County residents’ health, including their sexual health, and preventing further transmission of STDs/HIV. Through its HIV/STD program, sexually active individuals in Secaucus town can access testing, risk reduction counseling, and safe sex education, especially among teens and young adults.
Planned Parenthood – Ironbound Health Center, UCHA – Agile Urgent Care, Care Station Medical Group and Concentra Secaucus offer STD/HIV to clients in the Secaucus town area.
Some local clinics in the town offer free STD testing, but you may experience long waiting times, and doctor consultation might not be available.