What are the STI test options in Essex,MD?
Essex MD is a community within the Baltimore County in Maryland. In the recent past, Essex has seen a significant reduction in the number of new HIV cases from 279 in 2016 to 231 cases in 2017. However, there were 10,453 cases of HIV in Baltimore County, 64.6% of which were male and the 35.4% female cases. Adults aged 50-59 years accounted for 33.9%.
According to the report, Chlamydia cases were 4880, with a rate of 538.2 per 100,000 people. Gonorrhea rates were 1,549 at a rate of 186.1 per 100,000 people.
“Every day we are diagnosing new cases of STDs, and we have seen a drastic increase in the number of such cases, we are doing all we can to address the spread of STDs which is a serious issue to Baltimore Health Officials” Dr. Sebastian Ruhs.
There are many public and private facilities in Essex where you can get tested. Free STD testing may be offered in some of the clinics, though you might wait in line for long and consultation might come at an extra fee.
Some of the clinics, within and around Essex where you can get tested include Baltimore County Department of Health Essex Health Center, which is along Neck Rd. You can also visit, Baltimore County Department of Health, Eastern Family Resource Center at 9100 Franklin Square Dr. You can also visit the Baltimore City Health Department at their Eastern STD clinic, which is located at 620 N Caroline St and Reaching Incorporated at 901 N Milton.