The growth of STD cases in Vernon City and Tolland County at large has been an issue of concern over the past couple of years now. In 2014, 244 incidences of Chlamydia were reported in Tolland County at a rate of 161 per 100,000 cases.
38 cases incidences of Gonorrhea were reported in the county with a rate of 25 per 100,000 cases while no cases of Syphilis incidences were reported. The number of people living with HIV in 2014 in Vernon City lied between 15 to 199 residents.
Vernon City contributed fairly to these numbers, where 72 cases of the Chlamydia cases were reported from around the city in 2015 with an incidence rate of 241 per 100,000 cases. Furthermore, 13 people were diagnosed with Gonorrhea in the town with a rate of 43 per 100,000 cases.
The Connecticut Department of Health has been fighting the growth of these diseases through different strategies such as offering screening services in high schools and colleges as well as partner services programs.
There are numerous centers and facilities where you may get convenient STD testing services. AIDS Connecticut located in 110 Bartholomew Avenue, Hartford, First Choice Health Centers in Union Street, and ProHealth Physicians Express Care in Talcottville Road, Vernon are some of the clinics located near you that offer STD testing services.
Some clinics might offer free STD testing services but on a strict eligibility basis. Doctor Consultation might also be at an extra charge in some facilities.