Chlamydia is the most prevalent STD in Osceola County and makes up 77.75 percent of all STD cases, with gonorrhea and syphilis following behind at 11.94 and 6.97 percent of all diagnosed STD cases. As of 2017, Osceola County had an HIV/Aids rate of 26.8 per 100,000 people and the incidences of bacterial STD’s had a rate of 619.3 per 100,000 people.
In Osceola County, STD’s are heavily prevalent among people aged fifteen to twenty-four.
The county has many facilities like the Florida Department of Health in Orange County (Central Health Center) on West Central Blvd. that offer STD testing. Hope and Help Center of Central Florida Incorporated on Mendham Blvd. offer STD testing as well.
People interested in locating facilities that offer STD testing may also be able to obtain testing from Crew Health on East South St. as well. The Aspire Health Partners (CENTAUR Orange Counseling Center) on Columbia St. is another location that may also provide STD testing.
The county may also have locations that offer free STD testing, however, there may be limitations when it comes to testing hours and the types of STD tests that are offered.
Many of the tests may not be comprehensive and anyone that tests positive for an STD may not have access to medical consultation or medical prescriptions. In addition, there may be long waitlists for these services and unknown fees as well as an inability to schedule appointments in advance or utilize walk-in services.