What are the STI test options in Burke,VA?
In Fairfax County, there are 259 new cases of chlamydia per 100,000 people and chlamydia makes up 77.35 percent of all STD cases in the county. In 2016, the incidences of syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia increased in Fairfax County. In addition, in 2017, there were 231 cases of HIV/Aids per every 100,000 people.
In Fairfax County between 2015 and 2016, syphilis cases increased 102 percent and most new cases were exclusively among men.
Fairfax County has many locations that offer STD testing. They include the Virginia Department of Health (Fairfax County Health Department) on Keene Mill Rd and the Inova Healthcare System (Inova Juniper Program) on Prosperity Ave.
Other STD testing locations include the Inova Healthcare System (Inova Juniper Program) on Prosperity Ave. and Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington DC Incorporated (Falls Church Center) on South Mape Ave. Walgreens on Old Keene Mill Rd. provides STD testing at this location as well as several other locations.
There are other locations that may offer free STD testing, however, there may be fees that aren’t up front, many of these locations may have long waitlists and fail to offer the option to schedule appointments in advance.
In addition, many of the tests offered at these facilities aren’t comprehensive and people who test positive for an STD may not have access to a doctors consultation. Plus, prescriptions for medication may not be offered and many of these services mentioned above may be offered for a fee.