What are the STI test options in Duluth,GA?
As US grapples with the alarming rates of STDs, so do the health officials in Gwinnett County. The infectious disease unit documented 1,885 cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the county in 2014.
In a 2015 Gwinnett County Health Profile, chlamydia, and gonorrhea cases have reduced, though they remain at a concerning level. Chlamydia accounted for 72.3% of all STD cases while gonorrhea, the 2nd most prevalent, resulted in 15.9% of total STD diagnoses.
Furthermore, Gwinnett County confirmed 98 new syphilis diagnoses in 2015. The infection had a transmission rate of more than 11 cases per 100,000 population.
The Georgia Office of STD (GOSTD) targets an STD-free Georgia, including Gwinnett County, through effective intervention strategies, support programs, and offering prevention education throughout the county. GOSTD provides technical support, workforce training, and supporting local clinics that offer STD care services.
Gwinnett County has several clinics where you may receive STD/HIV care. For instance, the Gwinnett County Health clinic located along Riverside Parkway in Lawrenceville may provide HIV testing and STD screening, counseling, and treatment services. Other services include partner notification and immunizations for Hep A and B.
Other clinics in the county that provide STD care include the Planned Parenthood Health Center 798 Lawrenceville Suwanee Rd., Someone Cares STD clinic located along Spectrum Circle SE in Marietta, and the Positive Impact Health Centers at 3350 Breckinridge Blvd.
You may also get free STD testing in other local medical centers within the region. However, free clinics may not open in the most convenient hours. Besides, you may get tested or receive result after a long wait.
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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.