The total number of STD cases recorded in 2013 was 10,669 at a rate of 587 per 100,000 cases. Chlamydia had the highest number of incidences at 8,048. Gonorrhea cases reported were 2,365 while syphilis cases stood at 265. The rate continued to increase to 656.4 per 100,000 cases in 2014.
3200 Chlamydia cases were recorded in 2014 at a rate of 496.9 per 100,000 cases where females aged 15-19 years had the largest share in this with a total of 2841.1.
Broward County Department of Health has put in place preventative and curative measures to curb the spread of STDs. The department provides testing and treatment through a contract with the AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF).
You can access STD testing and treatment services through different medical centers and clinics all around and near Tamarac, FL.
For instance, Planned Parenthood- Pembroke Pines Health Center situated in University Dr is among the options that provide affordable STD testing, treatment, and counseling services. South Florida Sports Medicine and Primary Care located University Dr #206, Tamarac is also another option you could consider.
There are other clinics such as Florida Health Center in McNab Road, East-West Ob/Gyn located on Andrews Avenue, Wilton Manors, Palmers Urgent Care and Dagnistics, Inc. on North State Road, and Get Med Urgent care.
For free STD testing and treatment, you can always check out the STD awareness campaigns and events coming up in your area. Most people take advantage of free testing, which means you might have to endure long waiting times and queues.