Banning is a city situated in Banning Pass in Riverside County, California. According to recent county data, the rate of chlamydia is 363.7, the rate of gonorrhea is 109.3, and the rate of HIV is 385.2 for every 100,000 people in the county.
Riverside County has seen a 10-fold increase in congenital syphilis cases in the last three years, said Lea Morgan, branch chief for HIV and STDs at the Riverside County’s public health department.
Public health in Banning is managed by Riverside County. The county has an HIV/STD Program that provides Partner Services, Early Intervention Programs, Community Health Outreach Workers, and Surveillance.
The county is active in social media, does interviews on local radio channels, and publishes infographics and reports for distribution. They also provide references and links to local organizations and resources on their website.
In Banning, there are a few options to consider when looking for a clinic to visit. There is the Banning Community Health Center on West Ramsey St. Another option is the Banning Family Community Health on East Ramsey St.
Other options include the Beaver Medical Group clinic on West Ramsey St and an urgent care clinic on South Highland Springs Ave. There is also a Morongo Health Clinic in the reservation on Potrero Rd.
Some clinics may not be open convenient hours or may only be open during certain times. Furthermore, not all clinics may offer free STD testing and may require an appointment to visit.