An increase in the number of HIV infections among the residents of Taylorsville City has been observed over the years. In the year 2012, there were 1,804 cases at a rate of 169.5 per 100,000 persons, and in 2016, the number had increased to 2,117 at a rate of 188.8 per 100,000 persons.
In 2008, there were 3,415 cases of Chlamydia recorded at a rate of 341.7, and in 2017, the number reached a staggering 5,293 at a rate of 466.1 per 100,000 persons.
There was an increase of Gonorrhoea infections over the years. In 2008, a total number of 334 people were reported to be infected with at a rate of 33.4 per 100,000. 9 years later, in 2017, the number had increased to 1,615 cases at a rate of 142.2 per 100,000 persons.
There were lower rates of Syphilis infections in the past. However, the number has been increasing over the years nonetheless. In 2008, only 22 cases were reported at a rate of 2.2 per 100,000 persons, and in 2017, the figure was 86 at 7.7 percent.
The Salt Lake County Department of Health has strengthened community involvement and developed organizational partnerships with the aim of controlling and preventing STD Transmission. This is through physician volunteer programs as well as mobilization of stigmatized and high-risk individuals.
To get STD/HIV treatment you may visit or call some of the health care facilities available in Taylorsville City.
South Main Public Health Center, Steward Urgent and Primary Care Clinic, and Planned Parenthood – West Valley Health Center are some the centers you may consider for treatment.
Free STD/HIV testing and screening may be available in some of the health centers but may be dependent on pre-specified income and welfare eligibility. Therefore, not everyone may qualify.