Syphilis is among the common STDs reported in South Davis, Utah.
93 cases of Syphilis were disclosed in 2016 while 66 cases were reported in 2015. The Syphilis rate in 2016 was 3 cases per 100,000 persons. Syphilis cases were reported in all age groups between 15 to 59 years of age.
Chlamydia has persistently remained the top STD in South Davis. It has relentlessly increased from 2007 to 2016.
In 2007, 220.1 cases per 100,000 persons were recorded, whereas 9,459 cases of Chlamydia were reported with a rate of 310 cases per 100,000 persons in 2016.
Moreover, 2,100 cases of Gonorrhea were reported in 2016. This was a 40 percent increase of Gonorrhea rate from 2006. However, the rate reduced to 9.8 in 2011.
In 2016, the cases shot up to 68.8 instances per 100,000 persons, which was an increase of 602 percent from the 2011 rate.
The Davis County Department of Health has developed an STD initiative under the Prevention, Treatment, and Care Program (PTCP). The primary role of the initiative is to provide technical assistance for clinics across the city.
There are a variety of medical centers in South Davis that locals can consider for STD treatment.
Davis County WIC Program, MTCHC Davis County Clinic, Lake View Hospital, and Davis County Health Services centers are some of the available medical clinics in South Davis County that are open to the public.
Some of the facilities offer free STD testing and treatment but only to those who are uninsured. So, you might have to provide proof of income to be eligible.