What city has the highest HIV rate in Texas?
The most recent data from the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District states 6,000 people in San Antonio have HIV. Bexar County had 360 new HIV diagnoses in 2016. That’s the highest number in recent years and the highest number in Texas.
What area of the US has the highest rate of HIV?
The states with the highest rates of HIV diagnoses in 2018 included Georgia, Florida, Louisiana and Nevada. However, the states with the highest number of people with HIV were Florida, Texas, California, and New York. In California, there were around 4,198 people diagnosed with HIV.
What state has the highest HIV rate 2019?
California kicks off the list of states with the highest number of AIDS diagnoses, with an average of 10.2 cases diagnosed per 100,000 people.
What city in Texas has the highest STD rate?
While Austin ranks 56th, it’s not even close to being the highest Texas city on the list. Killeen ranks in at number 8, with 1,644 STD cases per 100,000 people. This translates to 80 HIV cases, 1,1145 gonorrhea cases, 2,722 chlamydia cases and 55 syphilis cases.
What is the most common STD in Texas?
Chlamydia and gonorrhea are the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Texas and across the U.S. STDs can infect both men and women and are especially common in youth ages 15-24. STD infection often causes no symptoms.
How do I report a STD in Texas?
Mail or fax to local health department or DSHS HIV/STD Control Program. Go to dshs.texas.gov/hivstd/reporting/ for the address of your local/regional health authority or call (737) 255-4300.