What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Acton,MA?
The Middlesex County Health Reports noted an increase in the number of HIV infections in Acton town from 3,196 at a rate of 250 in 2014 to 3,657 at a rate of 271 by the end of 2018.
There were 200 Chlamydia infections at a rate of 100,000 persons in 2016, making it the most reported STI in Middlesex County. The infections were predominant among teenagers and young people aged 15 to 24 years.
There was an upward trend of Gonorrhea infections over the years, and by the end of 2016, the infections had reached 40 per 100,000 persons.
Few Syphilis infections were reported in Middlesex County, and the rate of the infections was 15 per 100,000 people in 2016. The infections were prevalent in the male population, reflecting an increase in cases of men who have sex with men.
The Middlesex County Health Department is mobilizing men who have sex with men to frequently test for HIV/STD infections through multi-media marketing to reduce the number of HIV/STD infections among the LGBT community.
Free STD testing may be available in some of the medical centers within Acton town, but you may encounter long waiting times due to the high demand for the services, and multiple methods of payments may not be available.
Acton Urgent Care and Planned Parenthood – Marlborough Health Center are among the clinics in Acton town where you may receive STD/HIV testing and treatment. You may also consider booking an appointment at the Emerson Hospital or the CHA Cambridge Hospital.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.