STD data can be found for Johnson County where Warrensburg, MO is located. Data from the Centers for the Prevention and Control of Diseases (CDC) showed that there were no HIV diagnoses in 2017, three cases of primary and secondary syphilis at a rate of 5.6 per 100,000, 361 cases of chlamydia at a rate of 669.8 per 100,000 and 55 cases of gonorrhoea at a rate of 102 per 100,000. These figures were slightly lower the year before, although HIV data was suppressed and primary and secondary syphilis cases were more prevalent at 10.3 per 100,000 of the population. The rate of chlamydia was 596.4 and gonorrhea was 87.6.
In 2007 there were no HIV and primary and secondary syphilis cases, 212 cases of chlamydia – 410.3 for every 100,000 of the population – and 36 cases of gonorrhea – 69.7 per 100,000 of the population.
The previous years’ rise of syphilis had cause alarm in the county.
“Preliminary data for 2018 show chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis have all increased in Johnson County. This could be because more people are getting tested or more clinics are shutting down. But it may also be because we are a college town – there’s no consensus for the reasons explaining the rise.”
Residents of Warrensburg, MO can get tested for STDs at the Johnson County Health Services. There is also the New Beginnings Women’s Health Center on East Gay Street where free STD testing may be available.
The University of Central Missouri also offers STD testing in Warrensburg, MO.
Appointment times might be limited in some cases while testing may only be offered upon consultation with a doctor.