County health reports recorded a decrease in HIV infections in Waupun, a city in Dodge County, Wisconsin. There were 136 reported cases at a rate of 183 per 100,000 persons in 2013, which reduced to 19 at a rate of 57 in 2018.
In 2013, there were two Syphilis infections in Dodge county at a rate of 2 per 100,000 persons, and there were no reported cases in 2018, indicating that the public health department strategies in combating Syphilis infections were successful.
Chlamydia infections continued to be a hiccup in the county with 200 cases at a rate of 228 per 100,000 persons in 2013, which steadily increased to 210 cases at a rate of 239 in 2018.
There were 11 Gonorrhea infections at a rate of 13 in 2013, which increased to 21 cases at a rate of 24 per 100,000 persons in 2018.
The County Health Department of Dodge and Fond du Lac has come up with specific interventions, including HCV testing and referral, recruitment interventions, linkage and care, STI screenings, comprehensive risk counseling and services (CRCS), condom distribution, and individual and group Level interventions to reduce the number of HIV/STD infections around the county.
There are several clinics in Waupun City where you can receive sexual health services, including Confidential STD Clinics Lisle Naperville and Beaver Dam Community Hospitals Inc. You can also opt for Planned Parenthood – Oshkosh Health Center or Waupun Memorial Hospital.
Some clinics in the city provide free STD testing. However, some clinics may have inconsistent treatment hours, and you may be required to pay for the doctor’s consultation fee.