Boulder County, home to Superior town, recorded decreasing new HIV infection rates from 469.0 per 100, 000 individuals in 2017 to 428.0 per 100, 000 individuals in 2018. The prevalence rate for 2018 remained the same in 2019 and later showcased an upward trajectory to 446.0 for every 100,000 persons in 2020.
Chlamydia infection rates in 2016 were at a prevailing rate of 385.4 per 100, 000 people before increasing to 397.0 per 100, 000 residents in 2017, and further rose to 433.0 for every 100, 000 people in 2018.
A similar pattern was also recorded in Gonorrhea infections. The rate reported in 2016 was 53.7 per 100, 000 individuals and it rose to 63.8.0 per 100, 000 persons in 2017. The rate rose again in 2018 to 79.3.0 for every 100, 000 individuals.
Syphilis infections took a fluctuating pattern in the period between 2016 and 2018. In 2016, the infection rate was 2.2 and dropped to 1.2 in 2017. In the following year, 2018, the rate shot to 2.8.
Strategies being implemented by Boulder County’s health department to control the spread of HIV/STD include providing people infected with STDs and their partners with the prevention, treatment, medical care, and support services. They also provide PrEP to individuals at risk of getting HIV.
Planned Parenthood – Boulder Health Center, Avista Advent Hospital, BCH Urgent Care Center – Superior, and AFC Urgent Care Louisville are some of the facilities that provide comprehensive STD services in Superior, CO.
You may receive free STD testing but the services may not cover some STD tests. Also, the doctors may offer consultation services at a fee.