Windsor, CT, has been experiencing high rates of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) over the years. According to the Annual Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Report that was released in 2017 in Connecticut, Hartford County was among the counties with the highest STI rates in 2016. A 2014 STD Report also showed the same trend.
As per that report, Hartford County had 4,002 cases of chlamydia reported in 2014, with a rate of 446 infections for every 100,000 population. It further indicated that the county recorded 747 diagnoses of gonorrhea during the same year. The STD’s rate was 83 infections per 100,000 people.
Syphilis was one of the least reported STDs in Hartford County in 2014. The 2014 STD report showed that the infections of the STD that were reported were 22, with a rate of 2 cases per 100,000 persons.
AIDS Connecticut is an initiative in Connecticut that provides a variety of services to residents who are infected with HIV/AIDs. Some of them include teaching them how they can avoid spreading the disease to other people and counseling them. Also, it provides STD testing services via its clinic in Hartford County.
Other medical facilities that you can visit to get tested for either HIV or any other STD include the Planned Parenthood – West Hartford Health Center and the AIDS Project New Haven. In addition, the Greenwich Department of Health is another option you may consider visiting.
Free STD testing services might be rendered at some public clinics you visit in the area. However, you may not be able to see the doctors on site and the you may encounter long queues.