What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Auburn,ME?
Over the past years, there have been variances in cases of Sexually Transmitted diseases reported in Androscoggin County. In 2016, the number of new HIV infections recorded among persons aged 13 years and above was 111, and the number rose to 136 in 2019.
In 2016, Androscoggin County was ranked the highest in Chlamydia and Gonorrhea infections statewide. The number of Chlamydia cases recorded was at a rate of 425 per 100, 000 people and Gonorrhea’s rate was 179 per 100,000 population.
Between 2013 and 2017, Chlamydia cases were the highest, with a rate of 495.9 per 100,000 population followed by Hepatitis at a rate of 134.91 per 100,000 population, and the third most prevalent STD was Gonorrhea with a rate of 98.7. Syphilis and HIV recorded the lowest rates; 4.3 and 5.0 per 100,000 population respectively.
Maine Department of Health and Human Services offers programs that may help to reduce the rate of new HIV infections. The AIDS Drug Assistance Program and the Ryan White Program are among the initiatives that avail medical, housing, transportation, and food assistance to PLWHA.
You may find an array of STD testing facilities in Auburn City including those that offer free STD testing. Some clinics you may visit include Planned Parenthood – Portland Health Center of Portland ME, Maine Department of Health and Human Services, and MaineGeneral Health – Gardiner Family Medicine clinic.
Although you may receive free services, some clinics may have inconvenient open hours or long wait times, and your test results might not be available immediately.
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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.