Between 2010 and 2015, gonorrhea cases rose from 201 to 1,028 cases in Salt Lake County, Utah, which is more than five times the initial number. However, in 2018, chlamydia was the most widespread STD in Salt Lake County Utah, with over 5,000 diagnosed cases the previous year. In 2016, the HIV prevalence rate was between 193.8 and 202.1 for every 100,000 people.
In Salt Lake County, Utah, diagnosed cases of gonorrhea rose from 672 in 2013 to 2000 in 2018.
Residents of Salt Lake County Utah have a variety of different STD testing options in the area. The Salt Lake STD Clinic on South 200 East and the Utah AIDS Foundation on South 1100, offer STD testing.
County residents can also seek STD testing at the Planned Parenthood Association of Utah (Salt Lake Health Center) on South 900 East.
Planned parenthood allows advanced scheduling as well as online help. This location also offers STD testing and vaccines as well as HIV/Aids testing. Treatment for STD’s is also available at Planned Parenthood of Salt Lake City, Utah.
Salt Lake County Utah may also have locations that offer free STD testing to county residents who qualify. However, many of these locations may have limited or inconvenient hours as well as a limited number of STD tests.
In addition, many of the tests may not provide comprehensive results. Furthermore, people who test positive for an STD may not have access to prescriptions for medication or medical consultation.