What are the STI test options in Arvada,CO?
Located near the state capital of Denver, Colorado, the city of Arvada is situated in Jefferson County and encompasses 23,000 acres with an extensive trail system that includes 125 miles of beautiful miles that people can utilize to go horseback riding, hiking, and biking.
The city has a population of over 100,000 people and is one of the most sought-after zip codes for people to make their home in Colorado. It is home to the Arvada Center, the Apex Center, and the historic shopping district of Olde Town.
While many people are drawn to the city of Arvada for its beauty and great outdoor adventures, they also need to take pride in their sexual health.
As the number of sexually transmitted diseases continue to increase throughout the state of Colorado, the number of people in the Alvada area treated for reportable sexually transmitted diseases, which include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, was the highest its ever been in 2017, according to the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
The rate of chlamydia increased 23 percent in the Alvada area from 2013 to 2017 while the rate for cases of syphilis increased from 14 cases to 61 with similar numbers for cases of gonorrhea during the same time period.
When it comes to testing for sexually transmitted diseases, people living in the Alvada area have plenty of options. There are many public clinics and private STD clinics in the Alvada area for people who want to be tested for diseases, such as HIV, Herpes, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis or Hepatitis.
The Planned Parenthood – Arvada Health Center offers testing for all types of sexually transmitted diseases and infections, including HIV. Walk-ins are welcome for the morning after pill and to make an appointment. Same day appointments are available. Only about 20 minutes away is the STD Clinic at Denver Public Health that also offers all types of STD testing.
At many of the clinics in Alvada, you can opt for same-day testing or test results that are provided to you within one or two days.
While many people are drawn to free STD testing to save money, there are many disadvantages. You may incur unexpected costs or need to make an appointment at another location for treatment if you happen to test positive for a sexually transmitted disease.
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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.