What are the STI test options in Arcadia,CA?
Figures in Arcadia, CA’s governing county, L.A. County, sit above the average state figures that are already at a 25-year high.
According to the county’s Public Health website, there were 86,888 STD cases reported in 2016. Since 2006, rates for syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia have increased by 138%, 93% and 33% respectively.
New HIV diagnoses have been stable since 2010. In 2016, 1,949 new cases were reported, 89% of them were men. San Gabriel Service Planning Area, covering Arcadia, CA, had the fifth lowest rate, out of nine areas, in the county with 196 new cases in 2012 and 171 in 2016.
“In efforts to tackle L.A. County’s STD problem, the Department of Public Health launched a testing campaign that showed how difficult it was to get people to go to one of the county’s 12 STD clinics.”
L.A. County does have around 12 clinics and there are various options within a five-mile radius of Arcadia, CA, including a Planned Parenthood and a CapCare in Pasadena and Monrovia. L.A. County also offers services at the Public Health Center less than two miles from Arcadia, CA.
The county emphasizes the need for protection, screening and care and free STD testing may be available to eligible candidates as well as low-cost options, supporting low-income, uninsured and insured patients.
Residents are prioritized so it is advisable to take ID with you and it may not be free for all STD tests.
Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near
Planned Parenthood STD Test Locations Near
City or County Department Sexual Health Clinics Near Arcadia,CA
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