What are the STI test options in Clark,NV?
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), Nevada has the highest syphilis rates in the country.
Despite this fact, studies show that Storey County, which consists of much of Clark, NV, had no new syphilis cases in the last three years. The county also had zero new cases of gonorrhea for 2016 and just 2 new cases of chlamydia in 2016.
However, Washoe County, which includes a small portion of Clark, NV, had 67 reported cases of syphilis, 598 reported cases of gonorrhea, and 2,200 reported cases of chlamydia in 2016.
HIV and STDs can affect Clark, NV residents of any age, but statistics show that most newly reported cases of STDs involved teenagers and young adults between the ages of 15 and 27 years old.
CDC records show that Storey County has had no new reported cases of HIV between 2013 and 2017. However, Washoe County reported 34 reported cases of HIV in 2017.
Clark, NV has very limited medical resources within the community. Most residents travel to nearby Sparks and Reno for treatment options.
In these cities, you will find a variety of medical facilities that might offer HIV and STD testing, including Washoe County Health Center, Planned Parenthood – Fifth Street Center, Northern Nevada Outreach, Eddy House, ACCEPT, and Northern Nevada HOPES. There are also a number of private physician offices and medical facilities that may provide STD or HIV testing. Many of these centers are located near I-80 and I-580.
Some of these clinics may offer free STD testing, but not everyone is eligible for these free services. In addition, some of these centers may only offer walk-in appointments, which could result in longer wait times.
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