Vincennes is a city in Knox County that has had low HIV incidences in the recent past. In 2014, HIV cases were 32 and later dropped to 27 cases in 2019.
On the other hand, Vincennes, IN, had varying STD infections. For instance, health reports noted that Syphilis cases remained below five from 2012 to 2016 while Chlamydia cases gradually decreased from 181 in 2012 at a rate of 476.1 to 161 cases at 424.9 in 2016.
Gonorrhea cases had slightly increased from 22 at 57.9 in 2012 to 28 at 73.9 in 2016. The infections were more prevalent among young population aged 20 to 24 years.
The Knox County Health Department has developed an integrated strategy for at-risk individuals by providing them with the prevention, care, and housing assistance services to prevent new HIV infections. At the same time, it has expanded its HIV outreach to include Syphilis, Chlamydia, and Gonorrhea screening to the MSM population and, at the same time, teach them the importance of practicing safer sex.
You can access PrEP Pills, HIV testing, counseling, and treatment from some clinics in Vincennes city, such as the Family Health Center or Samaritan Center. Alternatively, if you prefer walk-in options, you can opt for Planned Parenthood-Evansville Health Center or Good Samaritan Convenient Care Clinic.
Some sexual health clinics may offer free STD testing, but the free test is not all STDs, and in case you test positive, there might be no after-test prescription.