South Plainfield, situated in Middlesex County, had 1,966 HIV cases with a prevalence rate of 290 per 100,000 individuals in 2014. Chlamydia infections were 35,304 with a rate of 750.2 per 100,000 persons in 2017. This was an increment from the previous year which recorded 34,201 cases.
Women between the ages of 20 to 24 were the most affected having the majority of infections at 14,000 with a rate of 3,412.9 per 100,000 individuals recorded in 2017.
In that same year, Gonorrhea infections recorded were 9,454 with a prevalence rate of 603.4 per 100,000 individuals. Males aged 20 to 24 years were the most infected with a rate of 506.5 per 100,000 individuals.
864 cases with a rate of 37.6 per 100,000 individuals of primary and secondary Syphilis infections were recorded in 2017.
Middlesex County has a public health clinic which provides a variety of services to its residents. Some of the services include STD screening, evaluation, treatment, follow-up, and referral. Counseling and community education are also offered.
There are a number of hospitals available in Middlesex where you may get STD testing. Some of these medical facilities include the Middlesex County Public Health Clinic, Central Middlesex Hospital, and the West Middlesex University Hospital.
Bookable appointments may not be available in some of the hospitals that offer free STD testing, hence you may have to visit the facilities during inconvenient hours. Additionally, a sliding fee scale may not be provided in some of the hospitals.