The county health reports noted a reduction in the number of HIV infections in Westport, a town in Fairfield County, CT. The figure dropped from 2,849 at a rate of 375 in 2014 to 2,588 at a rate of 327 in 2018.
Westport town had moderate Chlamydia infections, however, they increased from 21 at a rate of 79 in 2011 to 36 at a rate of 137 in 2015.
Gonorrhea infections were extremely low and remained constant over the years. The county health reports noted 2 infections at a rate of 8 in 2011 and at the end of 2015, the same number of infections was reported.
From 2011 to 2015 there were no reported infections of people suffering from Syphilis infections in Westport town.
The Fairfield County Department of Health has noted many cases of individuals who abuse crystal Methamphetamine in Westport town. This has led to the establishment of an initiative to prevent the use of crystal methamphetamine which has been linked to the spread of HIV infections among the populations known to abuse the drug.
Westport Urgent Care and Planned Parenthood – Bridgeport Health Center are some of the medical centers in Westport town that offer specialized sexual health care services. Other health centers include the St. Vincent’s Medical Center and Norwalk Hospital.
You may visit some medical centers that offer free STD testing in Westport town. However, prescriptions for after test care may not be available if you test positive, and multiple payment methods may be lacking.