Georgia state is among the most sexually transmitted disease hit regions in the United States, in fact its ranked among the top 10. Despite aggressive efforts to curb the spread of the disease, STD rate have Jump up recording the historic high figures since 1993.
The annual STD Surveillance report points these extremities. There were 62,776 reported cases of chlamydia, at the rate of 614.6 in 2016, 20,553 cases of gonorrhea at the rate of 201.2 were documented and 1,350 cases of primary and secondary syphilis at the rate of 13.2 per 100,000 populations.
The figures indicate significant rise in gonorrhea and chlamydia with a slight drop in syphilis. In 2015 chlamydia was at the rate of 570.8 while gonorrhea was at 158.3, syphilis prevalence rate dropped from 14 in 2015 to 13.2 in 2016.
High STD infection incidences emphasizes the need for the people to get tested. There are various STD testing centers in Carrollton, GA that offer confidential screening and advance treatment thereafter to those who test positive.
Some of the public healthcare facilities of consideration within Carrollton, GA include: Georgia Department of Public Health Center on 1004 Newnan rd. and Positive Response Incorporated Community based center on 411 N Park street, Carrollton, Georgia.
Furthermore, there are local clinics that might provide free STD testing and treatment services open to the general public. The consideration for free services by some health facilities may involve long waiting hours and the doctors may not be present on premises. Besides, the results may delay up to more than two weeks.