What are the STI test options in Coventry,RI?
Rhode Island state surveillance reports show that STD rates, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis were up in 2017 for Kent County.
While Kent County does not report the exact number of cases per city, it does show a range of reported cases. These records show that in 2017, the number of newly diagnosed chlamydia cases in Coventry, RI fell between 50 to 99 cases and the number of reported gonorrhea cases in Coventry were between 5 and 19 cases.
The city of Coventry, RI ranked very low in the state for the number of reported syphilis cases, as the number of reported cases from 2013 to 2017 ranged from 5 to 25 cases.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), the number of newly reported HIV cases in Kent County fell slightly from 9 cases in 2016 to 6 cases in 2017.
Coventry, RI is home to very few public STD testing centers, but you will find numerous private physician offices and medical facilities that might provide HIV or STD testing. Many of these practices are located along Tiogue Avenue or West Warwick Avenue.
You can also travel 20 miles north into Providence, RI to find several clinics that may provide STD or HIV testing, such as Planned Parenthood – Providence Health Center, The Miriam Hospital HIV/STD Clinic, AIDS Care Ocean State, and AIDS Project Rhode Island.
While some facilities may promote free STD testing, not all of them offer doctor consultations or after test treatment options. In addition, you may experience long wait times, especially at centers that only offer walk-in appointments.