What are the STI test options in East Meadow, NY?
In the past 5 years, there has been a slight increment in the number of HIV infections in East Meadow city, New York. The infections rose from 2,972, with a prevalence rate of 260 in 2013, to 2,950 at a rate of 256 in 2018.
Syphilis infections in East Meadow City were predominant among the male population. There was, however, a small drop of the infections from 170 in 2015, to 168 at a rate 13.5 in 2017.
Gonorrhea infections were relatively low in the Nassau County population. However, they rose from 509 at a rate of 40.9 in 2015 to 717 at a rate of 57.7 in the year 2017.
Chlamydia infections were, however, rampant in the East Meadow population over the last 4 years. The health reports indicated 3,551 infections in 2015 that multiplied to 4,561 at a rate of 364.6 in the year 2017.
One of the major challenges faced by people infected with HIV/STD infections is stigma and prejudice. The Nassau Department of Health has addressed this challenge by normalizing HIV Testing among the risk communities by making it part of the routine in all health care centers.
NuHealth and St. Joseph Hospital are some of the medical facilities in East Meadow city offering STD/HIV services to the public. However, there are also some other facilities like the AFC Urgent Care East Meadow and Planned Parenthood Nassau County where residents may consider for STD testing and treatment.
To access free STD/HIV testing services offered in some of the hospitals, you may have to be medically underserved or uninsured and still pass some strict eligibility stipulations.
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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.