What are the STI test options in Bridgeton,NJ?
The county health reports noted a decrease in the number of HIV infections in Cumberland County, the home to Bridgeton City. The infections dropped from 833 at a rate of 642 in 2014 to 631 at a rate of 492 in 2018.
The number of people in Bridgeton city infected with Chlamydia infections has been rising over the years especially in the female population. The number rose from 212 in 2012 to 275 at the end of 2017.
A slight increment in Gonorrhea infections was indicated in the health reports. The infections rose from 54 in 2012 to 65 in 2018.
There were, however, no reported of Syphilis infections in Bridgeton city since 2012.
With the increase in the number of STI infections, especially Chlamydia, the Cumberland County Department of Health is working with the community and health care providers to improve testing, diagnosis, and treatment of STI infections. The department of health is also educating health care providers on proper testing and reporting protocols to ensure credible and accurate testing and reporting.
There are several hospitals in Bridgeton city where residents can check their sexual health such as the Inspira Health Center Bridgeton and CompleteCare Women’s Medical Professionals. Residents who prefer walk-in services can consider visiting the Inspira Urgent Care Vineland or the Planned Parenthood – Bellmawr Health Center.
Several hospitals in Bridgeton city have programs for free STD testing. However, such free tests may not be comprehensive and you may have to book an appointment since walk-ins may not be allowed in some of the facilities.
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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.