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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Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near
Central Pencader,DE

AIDS Delaware

OVERVIEW

AIDS Delaware is based in Wilmington, DE around 13 miles from Central Pencader, DE. It was founded in 1984 at the height of the AIDS epidemic to try and eliminate the stigma of AIDS and HIV and enhance the quality of life of people living with HIV and AIDS. It offers a range of STD tests in addition to HIV testing as well as counseling, prevention and support services.

It’s now the state’s largest AIDS Service Organization.

QUALIFICATIONS

There are no specified age or income restriction, walk-in free HIV testing may be available, but you can phone in to ask any questions before you visit.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

A range of services is available including access to the food bank, life skills coaching and counseling. There is a pharmacy and a program of education for appropriate medication and treatment as well.

SUMMARY

With relative proximity to Central Pencader, DE the clinic has the benefit of focused HIV support and education while also offering other STD testing. Operating hours are however limited.

ADDRESS

100 West 10th Street, Suite 315,Wilmington, DE, 19801

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Student Health service – University of Delaware

OVERVIEW

Student Health Services (SHS) at the university is a freestanding ambulatory care center on the main campus south Green area, just over two miles from Central Pencader, DE.

Within it is the Women’s Health Clinic that offers STD testing as well as other reproductive health care services. The Immunization Clinic also offers HPV vaccines. A similar male clinic offers STD testing and HIV testing on appointment.

QUALIFICATIONS

The services are available for full-time students, part-time students, post-docs and visiting scholars. While free STD testing may be available, an overall health fee might apply to access the student services health center.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The clinic is full service so you can book a follow-up with the same doctor and get advice about any treatment post-results.

SUMMARY

The center is in close proximity to Central Pencader, DE but it is not accessible to the wider general public. However, for university students living in Central Pencader, DE, it is a convenient option.

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282 The Green,Newark, DE, 19711

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Affordable or Free HIV Testing Clinics Near
Central Pencader,DE

Beautiful Gate Outreach Center (BGOC)

OVERVIEW

BGOC was formed in 2000, an extension of the Bethel AME Church’s Task Force Ministry. Its mission to improve the quality of life of HIV/AIDS patients and part of this involves prevention and testing.

The staff is trained and the center offers rapid HIV blood testing for instant results. A 30-minute appointment offers pre-counseling, testing and post-counseling in one session.

QUALIFICATIONS

The services are for people aged 13 and above. There are no income barriers stated for visiting the outreach center where free HIV testing may be available. Appointments aren’t necessary most of the time but are required Thursday morning and you may make an appointment any time you wish during operating hours.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The center offers counseling and support groups and support services such as clothing and food provision. There is also an onsite medical care program called the Community Wellness Program, which offers care to newly diagnosed HIV patients or those who have been HIV+ for a while but who have not sought treatment.

SUMMARY

Based in Wilmington, DE, the center is a 15-mile drive from Central Pencader, DE but it offers affordable HIV testing and focused support.

ADDRESS

604 N Walnut St,Wilmington, DE, 19801

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Planned Parenthood STD Test Locations Near
Central Pencader,DE

Newark DE Center

OVERVIEW

Planned Parenthood is a go-to clinic for many women in the U.S. as it is a one-stop-shop of sorts for reproductive health. Advice on contraception, as well as STD testing, can be sought here.

The center, one mile from Central Pencader, DE is accessible with or without insurance and the staff provides specialist and nuanced care.

There are translators on hand for the Spanish language and also other languages on request.

QUALIFICATIONS

There are no income or insurance restrictions, the services are available for anyone over the age of 13. You may need to bring ID with you when you go to your appointment.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

A doctor is available at the clinic for drug and medical advice, and it may be possible to receive a prescription. You can also speak to a physician over the phone.

SUMMARY

Located conveniently for Central Pencader, DE, the clinic presents a good option for residents for assured accessibility to an STD testing.

Free STD testing may be available depending on income status. Some patrons of the center have had less than perfect experiences with regards to wait-times and the helpfulness of the staff.

ADDRESS

140 E Delaware Ave,Newark, DE, 19711

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City or County Department Sexual Health Clinics Near Central Pencader,DE

Winder Laird Porter State Service Center

OVERVIEW

The division of public health in Delaware has numerous city branches with five locations for its STD clinic, including in Wilmington, DE, around 13 miles from Central Pencader, DE.

It offers some STD and HIV testing and has an awareness program about the dangers of STDs.

QUALIFICATIONS

No specific qualifications but now walk-ins are allowed. Make an appointment and free STD and HIV testing may be available or fees may be applied on a sliding scale. Insurance and Medicaid are supported.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

Treatment and follow-ups with the same doctor are available or a referral can be sought for primary care elsewhere.

SUMMARY

The testing facilities aren’t on the doorstep of Central Pencader, DE but they are relatively accessible. the health department has the added bonus of offering a  continuum of care so it could become your primary care provider as well.

Opening hours for the facility start early but stop within the core hours of a working weekday, so a trip may need to be planned carefully.

ADDRESS

509 W. 8th Street,Wilmington, DE, 19801

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Urgent Care Clinics that May Offer STI Testing Services Near
Central Pencader,DE

Christiana Care Medical Aid Unit

OVERVIEW

Christiana Care Medical Aid Unit is an urgent care facility that is based in Newark, DE within a mile of Central Pencader, DE. It acts as a neighborhood and community urgent care facility but is also part of the Christiana Care group with branches elsewhere in the Delaware area.

They promise advance technology and offer STD testing within their testing services.

QUALIFICATIONS

No age restrictions apply and free STD testing may be available depending on your income status. The clinic adheres to a strict non-discrimination policy, so it remains accessible regardless of language barriers with the provision of interpreters.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

Initial testing is available and the doctor can provide you with a prescription, follow-up appointments and can see you should you be suffering from adverse symptoms. Ongoing primary care may be recommended in some instances.

SUMMARY

The clinic is conveniently located for Central Pencader, DE residents and operates long hours for walk-ins and appointments. There is also a program of comprehensive advice and financial assistance should it be needed.

Waiting hours can sometimes be long although, generally, patients wait between 15 and 30 minutes.

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550 S College Ave, Suite 115,Newark, DE, 19713

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