Lee County has a relatively high number of STD cases as compared to other counties in Florida. After Miami-Dade, Broward and Hillsborough counties, Lee County follows in HIV STD infection cases.
According to County Health Rankings, Chlamydia cases increased from 353 to 374 per 100, 000 in Lee County between 2016 and 2017. In the city of Bonita Springs, these statistics translate into 40 infections per year in its population of 57, 000.
The HIV infection rates in Florida also increased by 24.1 percent per 100,000 people in 2017. This is attributed to the rising number of sexually active population within the cities in Florida.
According to the Florida Health Department, Lee County had 1565 new cases of HIV infections in 2018 with a prevalence rate of 293 out of 100,000 people. In 2017, there were 4949 new cases of HIV infections in the whole of Florida State.
Some of the STD testing clinics that you might consider visiting in Bonita Springs include Verity Medical Clinic, PRC Clinic Napples, PRC Estero Clinic located in 9911 Corkscrew Rd, Unit 105, Estero, FL 33928, but you may not get results the same day and you might as well need to schedule an appointment to get tested in some clinics.
The city also has pregnancy resource centers that offer free STD testing to pregnant mothers, but to qualify for such state-funded programs, you must be uninsured. Other clinics may also offer HIV and Syphilis tests, but you might have to incur the cost of treating such STDs.