What are the STI test options in Chester,PA?
The levels of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in Pennsylvania keep rising and Chester, PA, has contributed to these high rates. The Pennsylvania Department of Health publishes STD statistics on its Enterprise Data Dissemination Informatics Exchange (EDDIE) database. It showed that Delaware County had 3,263 cases of chlamydia reported in 2016.
This was an increase from the 2,597 infections of the STD that were recorded in 2012, as revealed by the 2015 County Health Rankings in Pennsylvania. The chlamydia rate was 579.2 diagnoses per 100,000 people in 2016 while that of 2012 was 463.
According to the 2013 County Health Rankings, Delaware County had 1,375 HIV cases in 2009. The HIV prevalence rate that year was 294.
The Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program in Pennsylvania prevents the rapid transmission of STDs in the state’s counties; including Delaware County. It provides confidential STD tests to residents. Other services offered are surveillance of STD trends and sexual health education.
If you are looking for testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in Chester, you may consider visiting the Pennsylvania Health Department in the city. Other public testing options available in the region are the Chester County Health Department in West Goshen and the Delaware County Health Crdntn in Media.
You might be lucky to find low-cost or free STD testing services being offered at some health clinics. However, they might look at your income to determine if you qualify to access them. Also, you may be required to pay for doctor consultation fees and the test results may take long waiting hours.
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