What are the STI test options in Carol Stream,IL?
Every year, the number of individuals infected with sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Carol Stream, IL, in DuPage County has been on the rise. The DuPage County Health Department revealed in 2017 that the STD levels showed an upward trend from 2000 to 2015.
The Illinois 2014 County Health Rankings showed that DuPage County had 1,601 reported infections of chlamydia in 2011. By 2015, chlamydia cases had gone up to 2,382, according to the county’s health department. Chlamydia mostly affected people aged between 20 and 24 years.
2015 saw DuPage County record 307 cases of gonorrhoea, a 50% increase from the incidences that were reported in 2000, according to the DuPage County Health Department. With 42 syphilis diagnoses in 2015, the STD’s level had a 425% increase from that of 2000’s rate.
Through the Sexually-Transmitted Disease (STD) Program, The DuPage County Health Department hopes to minimize the number of STD diagnoses made in Carol Stream, IL. The initiative offers testing and treatment services for STDs. It also promotes preventive measures and counsels infected residents.
Medical facilities that provide HIV/STD testing in the region include the DuPage County Health Department – North Public Health Center and the Planned Parenthood – Aurora Health Center located at 3051 E New York St, Aurora.
Specific health centers in DuPage County may be offering low-cost or free STD testing services to people living within Carol Stream, IL. However, the tests might be incomprehensive. You might also have to wait for long hours to get tested due to the many people waiting for the same.
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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.