What are the STI test options in Decatur,GA?
The rate of infection for syphilis in DeKalb County averages 43 cases for every 100,000 residents. The rate of infection for gonorrhea is 167 per 100,000 residents.
Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis have become the most prevalent sexually transmitted diseases – and in that order.
PrEP clinics have sprung up in response to the rising rates. For those who are at high risk of HIV exposure, PrEP offers a layer of protection through a daily pill prescription. During April, which is the nationally recognized STD Awareness Month, there are many events held at various locations to provide free STD testing and educational services to residents.
From the Dekalb County Board of Health to the Department of Veterans Affairs, it’s not difficult to find a testing center either in or near Decatur. In nearby Atlanta there are even more options, like the Whitefoord Family Medical Center on Warren Street Southeast or the AIDS Research Consortium of Atlanta on Ralph Mcgill Boulevard.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.