What are the STI test options in Arlington,MA?
When talking about STD rates in Arlington, MA, what comes to mind is the urgent need for intervention to curb rising rates of STD cases in the area. In the year 2015, Middlesex County, where Arlington is located had a total of 142 cases of HIV/AIDS at a rate of 10.5 per 100000.
According to data from the CDC, Chlamydia is the most common STD in Arlington, MA, and the USA at large. Statistics showed that in 2015 there were 4329 cases of Chlamydia at a rate of 298.3 per 100000.
Gonorrhea cases were 877 at a rate of 55.3 per 100000. Primary and secondary Syphilis cases were 99 at a rate of 6.2 per 100000. Early Latent Syphilis which can go for months without showing any visible signs or symptoms recorded 128 cases at a rate of 8.1 per 100000.
“Increased Chlamydia rates among the youth are shocking. It would be a public catastrophe if it were anything else.” Jennifer Childs-Roshak, president and CEO of the Planned Parenthood League of Massachusetts.
If you are experiencing any STD symptoms and would like to get tested, Arlington, MA has enough public and private options for you. Free STD testing may be offered in some of the public facilities though doctors might not be available on site or phone.
Places, where you can get tested in Arlington, include; AFC Urgent Care Arlington which operates a walk-in clinic open for patients of all ages. You can also visit The Cambridge Health Alliance Cambridge Family Health North and The Cambridge Health Alliance Somerville Hospital Primary Care Center with an appointment.
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