Recent observations have shown that the rate and number of STD’s in Dutchess County, NY are quite troubling. HIV cases were reported at 24 in 2015.
Other STDs were also relatively high in number such as syphilis. Dutchess County reported 18 diagnoses of late syphilis in 2015. In following years, significant numbers of early latent syphilis had been reported as there had been 38 in the year 2017.
The rate of such infections in 2017 reached 13.7 for every 100,000 people. There were also 23 cases of primary and secondary syphilis in Dutchess County, NY that year.
“Out of 62 New York counties, Dutchess County ranked 20th for the highest rate of STD’s per 100,000 population members.” Based on data compiled from the NYUP around 2019.
Low-cost or free STD testing should be available to you near the Wappinger, NY area. While this option can seem convenient, there are some implications this choice may have on your health in the future.
You may be unaware that STD testing is provided for free at a certain locations for some STD tests but not all. These services can also depend largely on factors such as your income and welfare eligibility.
Confidential HIV/AIDS treatment is offered nearby at the Family Practice Center of Hyde Park, in Hyde Park on Crum Elbow Road.
There is also a Planned Parenthood approximately 9 miles away in Newburgh, NY, STD testing and all other standard services are provided there. They are located at Suite 11,136 Lake Street.