What are the STI test options in Austin,MN?
Austin is the county seat of Mower County with a population of 24718 people according to the 2010 census. Austin was named as one of the best small cities in America and is one of the most affordable towns that you might want to live in. In 2017, Chlamydia rates in Mower County stood at 117 cases at a prevalence rate of 297.5 per 100000 people. 2019 data shows a worrying trend since the cases have shot up to 152 at a prevalence rate of 388.6 per 100000.
Gonorrhea, the second most reported STD in Mower County rose up 16% from 2017 while Syphilis cases decreased by 2%. Men had an STD infection rate that was 5 times higher than that of women. HIV infection rates among men who have sex with other men was also noted to be high as well as communities of color.
“Abstinence is the cornerstone of all sexual health curriculum though it is frequently treated as a mere option.” Tom Prichard, president of the Minnesota Family Council
Individuals who are sexually active are urged to know their status and that of their partner. Austin offers plenty of options, both public and private for people who want to know their STD and HIV status. Some of the public facilities may offer free STD testing though doctor consultation might not be available or might come at an extra charge. Some of the places where you can get tested include, Blue Earth County Public Health which offers Hepatitis A and B Vaccine and Rural AIDS Action Network which offers Rapid Blood HIV test.
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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.