Over the last five years, the STD rates in Clackamas County have been rising. The situation is so dire that the county health officials have declared it an epidemic.
In a 2016 Public Health report, Clackamas County had registered a 26% increase in the rate of chlamydia between 2012 and 2016. In 2014, the county recorded a rate of 272.0 per 100,000 populations.
Additionally, the number of people who tested positive to gonorrhea increased by 162% in 2012-2016. The disease was the second-most prevalent STD in 2014 with morbidity of 26.0. More shockingly, from 2007-2016, the syphilis rate had shot by 1,334%.
The Clackamas County Public Health administers and implements the END HIV Campaign whose goal is to achieve a zero HIV count. The program promotes and provides intervention plans such as HIV testing, PrEP, and prevention tools, like male and female condoms.
If you need STD testing services in and around West Inn, there are several clinical options to choose. The Founders Clinic, situated at 700 Molalla Ave, may provide STD testing, screenings, as well as treatment.
Moreover, you may consider the Sunnyside Health Clinic at 9775 SE Sunnyside Rd or the Clackamas Service Center, which lies at 8800 SE 80th Ave. You can visit the Planned Parenthood Health Clinic along SE McLoughlin Blvd. The center may offer STD care, HPV vaccination, prevention tools, abortion control, LGBTQ services, among others.
You may also get free STD testing services from nearby clinics within West Inn. However, walk-in options may not be available and the after-care drugs may also be unavailable on-site if your test results turns positive.