Honolulu county is home to Wahiawa and has experienced upward and downward surges in STD cases’ rates and numbers over the years. HIV incidents increased from 1678 new positive diagnoses in 2017 to 1732 incidents in 2018.
Reported Chlamydia cases in 2017 occurred at a prevalence rate of 545.1 per 100,000 population and reduced to an occurrence rate of 531.7 per 100,000 residents in 2018.
Gonorrhea’s newly reported cases occurred at a rate of 113.3 per 100,000 persons in 2017, declining to a prevalence rate of 93.1 per 100,000 population in 2018.
The recorded total Syphilis incidence prevalence rate between 2014 and 2018 was 7.1 per 100,000 population.
Acute Hepatitis B’s prevalence rate between 2014 and 2018 was 0.3 per 100,000 persons.
Hawaii State Department of Health takes care of and promotes the quality of health of its statewide residents through multiple programs such as the STI Prevention Program, which cater to STD testing, treatment, counseling, and education needs of patients. PLWHA with low income receives low-cost to free HIV-related medical care, housing assistance, and food pantries courtesy of the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program.
Planned Parenthood – Honolulu Health Center, Diamond Head Health Center STD/HIV Clinic, Waikiki Health Center, and Clint Spencer Clinic are some of the facilities near Wahiawa that offer STD testing services.
You may benefit from low-cost to free STD testing services in various health centers but setbacks you’ll face include consultation services that might be an extra cost, and free services may depend on income and welfare eligibility.