Florin is nestled within a county which is renowned for its excellent wine – in particular Merlot, Syrah and Cabernet Sauvignon. While drinking alcohol is sociable and enjoyable, doctors urge people in Sacramento County to take responsibility for their sexual health whether sober or inebriated.
Out of all cities in California with a population of under 200,000 people, Sacramento City has the highest incidence of Chlamydia at 5,905 cases in 2017. Florin health officials are expressing concern that the overspill from the largest city in the county is having a severe impact on HIV rates in the township.
Deaths from HIV in Sacramento County doubled in the year between 2015 to 2016. With a further 63 deaths from the illness in 2017, the situation in the area looks bleak.
A group of health experts in Sacrmento County have warned that people who practise unsafe sex put themselves at serious risk of sexually transmitted diseases and warns anyone who has done so to get an std test as soon as possible.
While there isn’t access to free STD testing in Florin, there are a whole host of services available should you have any queries or needs relating to your sexual health.
Golden Rule services offer a an excellent price to quality ratio with confidentiality guaranteed. Only ‘Golden Rule’ will show up on your bank statement and the clinic will go out of their way to ensure you feel discretely handled.
You can also utilise the services of the Minute Clinic on Florin Road, they have a focus on getting your results back fast. They give you an option to get any test result back on the same day.