What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Anthem,AZ?
Anthem, a census-designated place in Maricopa County, had a high prevalence rate of HIV cases. The infections gained from 8,887 at a rate of 288 in 2014 to 10,478 at a rate of 36 by the end of 2018.
Syphilis infections were notably higher among the male population with 492 cases in 2016 compared to 50 cases reported in the females. The total number of reported Syphilis infections in 2016 was 554 at a rate of 35 per 100,000 persons.
Maricopa County had 7,701 infected with Gonorrhea infections in 2016 at a rate of 184.8 per 100,000 persons. It continued to have higher rates of Chlamydia infections, and in 2018, the infections were 2, 2134 at a rate of 531.1 per 100,000.
The Maricopa Department of Health Services is dedicated to addressing STD/HIV infections in the county by reaching out to community-based organizations, the Center for Disease Control, and county health departments to promote HIV/STD intervention and prevention throughout the county.
You can check your sexual health in Anthem town by visiting health centers such as the Maricopa County Health Care and Dignity Health Arizona General Hospital – Laveen. If you prefer walk-in services, then you may opt for Choice Medical Walk-In and Planned Parenthood – Central Phoenix Health Center.
Free STD testing is available in some of the clinics, but meeting with the doctor to discuss your sexual health may be awkward or uncomfortable, and results may be available from 1 to 2 weeks.
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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.