What are the STI test options in Fort Pierce,FL?
STD Statistics for Fort Pierce, FL are wrapped up in data for St. Lucie Lucie County, which have shown a rise in some STDs.
In 2018, 1,723 were reported to have contracted a bacterial STD, whereas in 2009 1,337 cases were reported, affecting 78.2 more people per 100,000 of the population although this is still less than the state average.
There were 1,304 cases of chlamydia in 2018, up from 1,024 cases in 2009. Numbers for both types of infection have remained below state averages although there was a peak in chlamydia reports in 2008.
The count for early syphilis cases has boomed in recent years, numbering 66 in 2018, a rate of 21.7 of the population and 16 and in 2009 the number was 17.
Gonorrhea has remained relatively stable and there has been a decline in new HIV cases in St. Lucie, from 154 in 1999 to 74 in 2009 and in 2017 there were 66 cases reported, a downward trend mirrored in the rest of the state.
“New per-capita figures reveal HIV’s disproportionate impact on the black community. St. Lucie County’s epidemic is marked by late diagnoses and limited treatment access as well as homophobia, risky sexual behavior and needle sharing.”
Residents of Fort Pierce, FL can get tested at the Florida Public Health Department, there is a Fort Pierce, FL location on Avenue C. You can also visit the Whole Family Health Center or Fort Pierce Family Urgent Care.
The Fort Pierce Center and the AIDS Research Center, south from Vero Beach, may also offer to test.
Some clinics in the area may apply fees on a sliding scale. In addition, free STD testing and free HIV testing may be available but there could be long wait times. Hours for appointment availability might not be consistent as well.
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