What are the STI test options in Burnsville,MN?
STD rates in Dakota County, including the community of Burnsville, MN, both rose and fell from 2017 to 2018.
For example, chlamydia rates fell slightly from 1,506 reported cases in 2017 to 1,477 reported cases in 2018. Gonorrhea rates, on the other hand, rose slightly from 334 reported cases in 2017 to 353 reported cases in 2018.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), there were 28 reported cases of syphilis in 2016.
Minnesota Department of Health’s Incidence Reports show that the number of reported HIV cases for Dakota County dropped from 20 reported cases in 107 to 13 reported cases in 2018.
There are several health care centers in Burnsville, MN and nearby Apple Valley, MN that might offer HIV or STD testing, such as Planned Parenthood – Apple Valley, Park Nicollet Urgent Care – Burnsville, Allina Health Burnsville Clinic, Dakota Child and Family Clinic, Pregnancy Choices Lifecare Center, and Diamondhead Community Clinic (for students under 21 years old). In addition, there are numerous private doctor offices and medical centers that might also provide STD testing. Many of these facilities are located along I-35E and I-35W.
You can also travel into Minneapolis and find several other clinics that may provide STD and HIV testing, including the First Care Pregnancy Center, The Aliveness Project, and Planned Parenthood – Minneapolis Clinic.
Some of these locations may advertise free STD testing. While this could be a good option for some residents, others may not meet income eligibility for free services and the center may not have convenient hours. In addition, not all clinics have physicians on-staff, so you may not have immediate access to aftercare treatment.