In Waynesboro City located in Augusta County, HIV infections were 30 at a rate of 172 per 100,000 people. The infections slightly increased in 2018 reporting 37 infections at a rate of 207 per 100,000.
Chlamydia infections in 2016 were 138 at a rate of 184 per 100,000. These cases hiked up in 2017 to 172 infections at a rate of 228.9 per 100,000 persons. Male infections were the highest with 107 cases at a rate of 68 per 100,000 population while female cases were 77 at a rate of 54.4 per 100,000.
In 2014, Syphilis infections reported 2 cases at a rate of 1.9 per 100,000 people. The infections remained constant in 2015. The 2 infections in 2015 were from males who happened to be homosexual.
Gonorrhea infections were 339 at a rate of 691.4 per 100,000 in 2015. These infections depleted in 2016 to 315 infections at a rate of 709.6 per 100,000 individuals.
Augusta Health Infectious Disease Program is an initiative by the Augusta Department of Health to help fight the spread of HIV/STD. It makes use of digital media tools, educational campaigns, and training to educate its residents on STDs.
Staunton-Augusta Health Department and Rockingham Memorial Hospital are some of the hospitals the residents may consider getting free STD testing. The Planned Parenthood – Charlottesville Health Center is also another option you may consider.
Bookable appointments may, however, not be an option, and multiple payment methods may not be available in some facilities.