What are the STI test options in Buena Park,CA?
The County Department of Health has recorded an alarming increase in STDs in Buena Park City. According to the CDC 2016 report, the STDs reached an all-time high in 2015.
In 2011, Chlamydial rates were recorded to be 281.9 per 100,000 persons. However, the latest 2018 reports indicate Chlamydia cases to be 14,277 at a rate of 443.2 percent, while in 2015 only 11,459 cases were recorded. The number of infections was found to be highest in the female population.
There was an increase in the number of Gonorrhoea cases from the year 2015 to 2018. In the year 2015, 2,317 cases were recorded with the rate being 73.3, and in 2018 the number had increased to 3,887 cases at a rate of 120.7.
Syphilis rates increased from 742 cases in 2015 at a rate of 23.4 to 1,221 cases in 2018.
To prevent further spreading of STDs, a community initiative that aligns public and private resources within the public health system has been established by the county to improve sexual health for all communities. This has been achieved through partnering with local health care practitioners, academic institutions, and community-based organizations.
There are both public and private medical facilities that offer STD testing services in the area.
For example, Healthcare Center of Orange County and Buena Park Nursing Center are among the many STD testing facilities in Buena Park City where residents can access quality STD services.
Free STD testing, screening, and treatment are offered in some clinics but due to limited public resources, not every resident can access the services without booking an appointment.
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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.