What are the STI test options in Allentown,PA?
In 2017, 11 people in Allentown were diagnosed with HIV. Health officials are working to reduce the HIV transmission rate through increased testing, especially of youth, MSM, and pregnant women. They are also advocating PrEP for those most at risk of becoming infected.
Chlamydia is also a problem.
In 2017, there were 1,691 cases, for a rate of 461.4, and medical professionals say young women are most at risk. If untreated, chlamydia can result in infertility. The gonorrhea rate was 116.2.
Allentown has a number of STD-testing clinics scattered across the city, so you’re sure to find a location near you. There is free STD testing available at the county level (as it’s a public clinic, there may be a long wait, increasing the likelihood that someone will see you there).
Planned Parenthood on North Ninth St tests for all STIs and treat all except HIV. Muhlenberg College’s Health Center provides screenings for chlamydia and gonorrhea. LVHN Comprehensive Health Services provides rapid HIV and HCV testing and treats HIV. They are located on Chew St.
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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.