What are the STI test options in West Valley City,UT?
In 2017 Salt Lake County reported 1,615 cases of gonorrhea, a shift upward since the previous year, that saw 1,424 cases. The rate of gonorrhea in the year 2017 was also at 142.2 per 100,000 in population. This rate is significantly high given the population in Salt Lake County in this particular year.
The rates of syphilis in 2017 in its primary and secondary stages were at 7.6 per 100,000 in population. There was also a total of 86 reported syphilis cases that same year.
Chlamydia rates were significantly higher than both syphilis (in P&S stages) and gonorrhea rates combined. The rate of such infections was 466.1 per 100,000 in population in 2017 in Salt Lake County.
“Dramatic increase in STD rates concerns local health officials. Salt Lake County’s Health Department Epidemiology Supervisor Lynn Beltran, expresses her concern.”
Local STD testing clinics may include the Utah Department of Health located in Salt Lake City at 288 North 1460 West, or if you live in Sandy, you may check out the the Southeast Public Health Center, at 9340 South 700 East.
Testing for sexually transmitted diseases may also be performed at a Planned Parenthood location within you area. Local options include the West Valley Health Center, in West Valley City at 1906 West 3600 South, as well there is one located in Salt Lake City at 654 South 900 East.
You may find free std testing services within your local area. Qualifying for such services is often dependant on your level of income.