Washington County reported 83 cases with a rate of 67 per 100,000 in 2018. Individuals aged 25 to 35 had the most infections with 45 cases being reported.
In 2017, 1,135 cases of Chlamydia were recorded. Washington’s Chlamydia rate increased by 44 percent in 2017 compared to 2016. 126.1 infections per 100,000 individuals were reported in 2016 compared to 226.7 cases per 100,000 in 2017.
Female infections were almost twice as much as those of males within the county. Female infections were 689 and male cases were 446. Nearly two-thirds of the infections reported in 2017 were among people aged 15-24 having 867 infections.
Gonorrhea was the second most frequently reported STD in the county. In 2017, 1,123 cases with a rate of 81.9 per 100,000 were reported.
Gonorrhea rates among men proved to be at least 2.5 times higher than females. Male cases were 762 while female infections were 361. In 2017,117 infections with a rate of 3.7 per 100,000 infections of Primary and Secondary Syphilis were recorded.
Utah AIDS Foundation is a program aimed at providing STD/HIV related services to its residents. Some of the services it provides STD testing, education, counseling, screening, vaccination and, supplying condoms. The Utah Department of Health also offers similar services to its residents.
The Planned Parenthood St. George, Salt Lake STD Clinic, Utah AIDS Foundation, and the Utah Department of Health are some of the hospitals where you might get free STD testing. However, free STD testing may not be available in all hospitals.
A walk-in option may also not be available in some hospitals.