CDC estimates that youth ages 15-24 account for almost half of the 26 million new sexually transmitted infections that occurred in the United States in 2018.
Currently, St. Louis has the highest rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea in the United States.
Monroe County STD/STI Cases 2018 vs 2019
|STD/STI||2018 Cases||2019 Cases|
|Syphilis (Primary & Secondary)||0||1|
Illinois STD/STI cases and ranking for 2019
- Chlamydia cases in 2019 – 81,012. Ranked 10th in the USA
- Gonorrhea case in 2019 – 29,272. Ranked 12th in the USA
- Syphilis (Primary & Secondary) cases in 2019 – 1,374. Ranked 19th in the USA
- Congenital Syphilis cases in 2019 – 32. Ranked 20th in the USA
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Colleen Phone: 618.939.3871 ext. 211 or Email: [email protected].