What are the STI test options in Central Pencader,DE?
Delaware state public officials have been warning about skyrocketing rates of STDs in recent years, especially among teens. In 2016, it was no surprise that some states like New Castle County recorded some of the highest chlamydia rates in Delaware.
According to a 2016 health analysis reported by the Delaware Department of Health and Social Services (DDHSS), chlamydia was the most recorded STD with a prevalence rate of 571 cases per 100,000 population, which was higher than the Delaware rate of 563.6.
Additionally, the gonorrhea rate has been on an upward trend and was the second-highest STD with a morbidity rate of 151.5. Syphilis rate was 6.6.
The Division of Ryan White AIDS Program in New Castle County aims to provide financial support to low-income families, so that they may access quality HIV/STD care. The program also funds for sex education training and community-based prevention campaigns to ensure HIV rates go to zero levels.
Central Pencader residents who may be at risk of contraction may visit several HIV/STD clinics within the area for testing. Examples include A Better Chance for Our Children Clinic situated at 1307 Philadelphia Pike in Wilmington, the ARC/Children & Families First clinic along Baynard Blvd, as well as Bisexuals, Gays, Lesbians and Allies at Dupont in Wilmington.
Other STD/HIV specialty clinics include the Delaware Division of Public Health along West 8th Street, and the Delaware Hospice located at Polly Drummond Center, 2nd floor.
You may also receive free STD testing services in other clinics across Central Pencader, DE. The only problem is that people will know your reason for the visit. Besides, treatment drugs may be unavailable. Moreover, doctor’s consultation might not be available
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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.