Nassau County, NY had 2,873 diagnosed HIV cases and a prevalence rate of 255 cases for every 100,000 people. In addition, there were 70 cases of primary and secondary syphilis in Nassau County, NY in 2017 and 81 latent syphilis cases during the same year. Nevertheless, chlamydia is still the most common STD in the county with a past prevalence rate of 255.8 per 100,000 people and 1,607 cases in 2017.
In 2016, Nassau County had an STD prevalence rate of 244.7 cases for every 100,000 people.
Residents of Nassau County, NY have a variety of different STD testing options in the area. Garden City Hospital in Franklin Avenue and UrgentWay Hempstead on 2 Main Street may offer STD testing. UrgetWay Hempstead offers walk-in services.
Other locations where county residents can receive testing include Northwell Health (GoHealth Urgent Care) on Hempstead Turnpike and Northwell Health Imaging at Garden City on Stewart Avenue. The Center for Reproductive Medicine and Infertility on Franklin Avenue may offer STD testing as well.
Some area residents may be eligible for free STD testing in the area. However, many of these locations may provide a limited number of tests without the option of for comprehensive test results.
In addition, some locations may have limited hours of operation or inconvenient hours that arent compatible with many work schools. Furthermore, people who are diagnosed with an STD may not have access to medical consultation nor access to prescriptions for medication. Plus, many of the test offered may require upfront fees.