Chlamydia rates in San Mateo County have been on the rise with the rates growing from 250 per 100,000 cases in 2012 to an incidence rate of 371.6 per 100,000 population in 2017. Syphilis incidence rates spiked from 5.7 per 100,000 populations in 2012 to 8.0 per 100,000 cases in 2017.
People over 13 years of age and living with HIV in the county had an incidence rate of 243.5 per 100,000 cases. This was a high rate compared to some of the surrounding areas.
The San Mateo County STD/HIV program provides comprehensive and community-based prevention and screening services, referral, advocacy, and social services to prevent further spread of these diseases in the county.
As a resident of Burlingame, CA, you have no excuse for missing out on regular STD testing since you are surrounded by numerous facilities that offer convenient testing service.
Some of these facilities include San Mateo Medical Center: Edison STD clinic located in 39th Avenue, San Mateo, Planned Parenthood-San Mateo Health Center in Baywood Avenue, San Mateo, and Palo Alto Medical Foundation- Burlingame Center in Trousdale Dr, Burlingame.
Other options located near Burlingame include Daly City Clinic in 90th St, Daly City, 3rd Street Youth Center and Clinic located in Bancroft Avenue Corner in San Francisco.
Some of these clinics offer free STD testing services. However, you might have to go through an eligibility procedure where you may be required to provide proof of income and family size. If you are tested positive, you might still have to pay for your own prescriptions.