What are the STI test options in Big Spring,TX?
Big Spring lies in the county seat of Howard in Texas. The county health rankings show that the number of HIV infected residents of Howard County in the year 2014 was only 60 cases out of 100,000 people. In 2018, the County saw a spike as there were 117 cases of HIV infections per 100,000 people.
In 2015, there were 143 newly diagnosed Chlamydia cases out of 100,000 people. In 2018 the number of newly diagnosed cases shot to 188 cases.
In 2016 Howard County hit a record high in Gonorrhea cases. Out of 100,000 people, there were 195 cases of Gonorrhea infections, out of which 14 percent were teens aged 15 to 19 years.
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There are many clinics within and around Big Spring where you can go for screening. Some are private, and others are public. Some of them may offer free STD testing, although booking an appointment might not be an option. It might also take time to have your result after testing, and if the test result is positive, an aftercare kit might not be available.
Texas Department of State Health Services Big Spring Clinic at 501 S Birdwell Ln, is one of the facilities that provide testing services. Tests that may be done in this clinic are; HIV test, Gonorrhea test, Syphilis test, Hepatitis A and B vaccine and Herpes test.
You may also get similar testing services at Texas Department of State Health Services Canyon Regional Sub-Office located at 300 Victory Dr Canyon, Tx 79016.
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