STDs on the rise in Clinton County

Published: Jun. 8, 2018 at 3:55 PM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise in Clinton County.

The Health Department released new data on STDs Friday. It shows a 175 percent increase in gonorrhea, a 33 percent increase in syphilis and a 13 percent increase in chlamydia when compared to the first part of last year.

The county says it's now focusing its efforts on prevention, screening and treatment.