Gonorrhea Fact Sheet - February 2017

Over the past five years, Cattaraugus County has seen an increase in the number of reported cases of Gonorrhea.  The average number of reported cases between 2012—2014 was 16.33.  The rate increased slightly in 2015 to 21 cases.  In 2016, the rate jumped 68% to 65 reported cases.  There has also been an increase in number of reported gonorrhea cases across the state.  In 2014, 6,616 cases were reported.  In 2015, the rate increased 24% to 8,719 reported cases. 

To learn more about who is affected, symptoms, treatment, and prevention download the fact sheet.

Department: Health

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