By 2017 in Bay County, MI, chlamydia was most prevalent among females age twenty to twenty-four. However, during this same time period, gonorrhea was most prevalent among males age thirty to forty-four. In addition, Bay County, MI had an HIV rate of 77.3 per 100,000 people and Syphilis was equally prevalent among men and women.
In Bay County, MI, gonorrhea was most widespread among people between the ages of fifteen and nineteen and had a prevalence rate of 397.3 per 100,000 people.
Anyone interested in STD testing in Bay County can find these services at Sacred Heart Rehabilitation Center (HIV/AIDS Care Services) on North Washington Ave.
STD testing Services may also be offered at the Bay County Health Department (Public Health Clinical Division) on Washington Ave. as well as the Great Lakes Bay Health Centers (Women’s Care Bay City) on West Professional Dr.
The Saginaw Valley State University (University Health Center) on Pierce Rd. may provide STD testing for students, faculty, and staff, as well as the community.
The county may also have locations that offer free STD testing, however, many of these locations may have inconvenient hours and lack the option to schedule appointments in advance. Conversely, some of these locations may not offer walk-in services and may also have long waitlists.
Some free testing sites often offer limited testing and may not provide a doctors consultation or medication for people who test positive for an STD.