HIV in the Valley

A medical assistant gives a patient a flu vaccine during the World AIDS Day Family Expo held at the Clinicas De Salud Del Pueblo on Dec. 1, 2014 in Brawley. SERGIO BASTIDAS FILE PHOTO

In the past two years, the state of California has seen a rise in cases of sexually transmitted diseases to all-time highs.

As previously reported by the Imperial Valley Press in November 2016, the rates for STD’s such as gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia have had very little change and remain considerably lower than the average of the rest of the state.

Staff Writer Edwin Delgado can be reached at or 760-337-3440.

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