Chlamydia cases on the rise in Rock County

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Stan Stricker
April 12, 2011

Rock County Health Department Nursing Director Janet Zoellner says 2010 saw a 32% increase in the number of Chlamydia cases. Zoellner calls that a big number.

Zoellner says one reason could be better screening practices. A key concern for Chlamydia, is a patient may not show symptoms for years, and continue to infect others.

The Health Department is stepping up education efforts.

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