Office of Epidemiology

Columbus Public Health
240 Parsons Ave.
Columbus, Ohio 43215

8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Mon – Fri

Kathy Cowen, M.S., Director
(614) 645-6252
[email protected]

Sexually Transmitted Infections

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs)

This presentation contains information about chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis and HIV among Franklin County and Central Ohio residents.

Syphilis Outbreak Reports

Between 2013 and 2017, early syphilis rates more than doubled in Franklin County, Ohio. Early syphilis includes primary, secondary, and early latent syphilis diagnoses. Columbus Public Health has implemented a variety of efforts in dealing with the outbreak. These quarterly and three-year reports describe the trends, demographics, and risk factors of early syphilis cases in Franklin County, Ohio.

By Quarter (newest-oldest)