What are the STI test options in Elyria,OH?
A slight increment in the number of HIV infections from 335 cases in 2013 to 336 cases in 2017 was reported in Lorain County, home to Elyria town, by the Lorain County Department of Health.
There was an upsurge of Chlamydia cases from 1,200 at a rate of 394.5 in 2014 to 1,482 cases in 2018 at a rate of 481.3 per 100,000 persons.
Syphilis infections had the lowest rates among the Lorain residents as reported over the past 5 years. However, the number of infections rose from 13 cases at a rate of 4.3 in 2013 to hit a total number of 45 cases at a rate of 14.6 in 2018.
Gonorrhea infections in Lorain County were found to be higher in the male population at 67.8 percent. Over the last five years, the number rose from 359 cases at a rate of 118.0 in 2014, to 595 cases at a rate of 193.2 in the year 2018.
The Loraine County Department of Health is working closely with public health providers by assisting them in executing current treatment procedures. To achieve this, they have endorsed new technology like computerized decision-making and support systems. Furthermore, the department of health is putting efforts in supporting local condom initiatives.
Elyria city residents can access STD/HIV services from some of the medical centers in the city such as Elyria Medical Center and Lorain County Public Health. They may also consider Walk-In Urgent care and Planned Parenthood – Lorain Health Center.
Occasionally, STD/HIV testing might not be available in some of the facilities, but if they are, you may have to book an appointment as walk-in options do not exist. Remember, test results might also take a while, say more than a week. So, be a little bit patient.