Williams County, whose seat is Williston City, has experienced a relatively constant rate of HIV prevalence in recent years, with 2018 and 2019, both recording a rate of 53 per 100,000 persons.
Chlamydia rates per 100,000 persons in Williams County have fluctuated, with 2014 registering a rate of 613.1. The rate gradually declined to hit the lowest record of 442.7 in 2016, followed by a massive increase to 620.7 in 2018.
Gonorrhea rates in the county have been on the rise since 2014, with initial records of 43.6 per 100,000 individuals, which rose to 167.9 per 100,000 persons in 2018.
There were no recorded cases of Syphilis in 2018, in Williams County, ND, indicating that the Upper Missouri District Health Unit has played a vital role in rooting out Syphilis infections in Williams County.
Williams County Department of Health encourages health care providers to adopt noninvasive testing services, which are commonly preferred by young adults and teenagers to reduce the rate of STI infections in the county. It also promotes early detection and treatment for several STDs by offering confidential, reduced cost, and free testing services.
Several medical facilities in Williston City, such as the Upper Missouri District Health Unit and CHI St. Alexius Health Williston, offer STD/HIV services. Residents seeking walk-in services may opt for Great Plains Women’s Health Center PC and Fairlight Medical Center.
Free STD testing may be available in some hospitals in the city, but you may have to face Inconvenient hours, and walk-in options might not be available.