What are the STI test options in Delray Beach, FL?
Delray Beach, FL, is a beautiful tourist destination along Florida’s Palm Coast. The coastal city that was voted one of America’s most full small towns in America by USA Today is experiencing a surge in STD diagnoses.
In 2016, the Florida Department of Health reported 5,587 gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia cases in Palm Beach County, a 13 percent increase from 2015.
HIV rates in Palm Beach County are also rising at an alarming rate with 35.3 new diagnoses per 100,000 people in the 2015 rankings.
Doctor’s in Palm Beach County are urging everyone who’s sexually active, including residents in the area’s many senior living communities to use protection.
Full STD screening services are available through the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County at the Delray Beach Health Center.
The AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s Lake Ida Healthcare Center provides conventional and rapid blood HIV screening services at their clinic just off 95 on Congress Park Drive.
Another option is the Genesis Community Health clinic in nearby Boynton Beach that provides same-day testing and weekend hours for STIs.
Some clinics in and near Delray Beach may provide free STD testing. However, before choosing a free location, consider that they may not offer confidentiality, and you may need to carve out several hours of your day to wait for walk-in services at a free center. These clinics might require proof of income eligibility and treatment, and aftercare isn’t always available.
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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.