What are the STI test options in Coram,NY?
Located at the heart of Suffolk City, Coram is one of the oldest settlements in New York. Studies show that, in 95% of HIV/AIDS cases reported in New York State, 7.8% were from Suffolk and three other counties.
A study by CDC, in the year 2017, shows that 58% of new infections in NY, in 2017 were among men having sex with men. The Department of Health New York cited Chlamydia as the most reported STI in the state, with Suffolk County having a 10.9% diagnoses rate among the youth.
The same study reported a 7.8% Syphilis prevalence rate in Suffolk County, by the year 2017. Also, Coram, Suffolk City, has recorded a rising number of Gonorrhea infections over the years. In every 100,000 persons, 24,394 males were diagnosed with the disease as compared to 9,675 of their female counterparts.
“The groups that are most vulnerable in NYC are young adults, men who have sex with other men, and persons of color.” Dr. Susan Blank- Deputy Commissioner, City Health Department.
The health department at Suffolk is supportive in the fight against STIs. You may get free STD testing services in public facilities, but you may have to pay an extra charge for the consultation.
There are government funded clinics such as Long Island LGBT Community Center the Hamptons LGBT Center, where no appointment is required. You can also visit Hudson River HealthCare Kraus Family Health Center at Southampton, and Putnam County Department of Health, among others. However, an appointment may be required for some of the clinics.
- Safer STD Testing is an informational referral website. It refers customers to nationally reputed private STD Testing service providers ("Preferred Service Providers" or "Advertisers"). Safer STD Testing is not a medical or healthcare professional facility or a provider of any medical or healthcare services. Safer STD Testing gets compensated on net purchase of products or services by our users referred to such Preferred Service Providers. Click here to read our full disclaimer.
- Learn more on terms and conditions of service by our “Preferred Service Providers" or "Advertisers”.
- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.