If you been having some good ol adult fun in Montgomery County..YOU MAY WANT TO GO GET TESTED ASAP!
A study performed by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute recently shows that Montgomery county ranks in holding the HIGHEST STD RATE IN THE STATE.
According to clarksvillenow.com, the study focused on newly diagnosed chlamydia cases per 100,000 population in order to determine the STD rates. In Montgomery County, the data shows that 1,656 new cases were reported.
Ouch. Of course, if you are active, you should be getting tested regularly and ALWAYS use protection!
The Montgomery County health department provides FREE and confidential testing and treatment for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, and HIV. Contact follow-up conducted to avoid further spread of disease. Services are available without parental consent. Testing is done on a walk-in basis : M – F, 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. or 1:30 p.m. – 3 p.m. Always call to make sure the walk-in times are available. (931) 648-5747