What are the STI test options in Drexel Hill,PA?
While many areas throughout the country have seen a spike in STD rates, communities in Delaware County, including Drexel Hill in Upper Darby, actually saw a decrease in STD rates from 2016 to 2017.
Pennsylvania state records show that chlamydia rates in Delaware County dropped from 3,263 newly reported cases in 2016 to 2,799 newly reported cases in 2017. In addition, gonorrhea rates fell from 783 newly reported cases in 2016 to 704 newly reported cases in 2017.
Syphilis rates, including primary and secondary stages, also fell in the county, as the number of newly reported cases dropped slightly from 42 cases in 2016 to 38 cases in 2017.
County Surveillance Reports show that there were 72 newly reported cases of HIV in Delaware County in 2018 and a total of 1,818 people in the county living with HIV at the end of 2018.
There are several local health care clinics in and around Drexel Hill that might provide STD testing, including Planned Parenthood – Upper Darby Health Center, Amnion Pregnancy Center, and AFC Urgent Care in Havertown. Many private healthcare facilities and physician offices may also provide STD and HIV testing. Many of these practices are located along Garrett Road and North State Road.
Residents of Drexel Hill may also travel into the city of Philadelphia to find additional clinics that may provide STD and HIV testing, such as the Philadelphia Health Center, Washington West Project Rapid Testing Clinic, Bebashi – Transition to Hope, and Action AIDS.
Some clinics and healthcare centers may promote free STD testing options, but not all clinics offer after-test treatment and you might experience long wait times.
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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.