What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Gardner,KS?
531 new HIV infection cases were reported in 2013 at a rate of 120 per 100,000 persons in Johnson County. However, the infections escalated in 2014 up to 560 cases at a rate of 127 per 100,000 persons.
Johnson County Health Department reported that Gonorrhea is prevalent in densely populated areas and is associated with having multiple partners as well as higher rates of drug use. In 2017, Johnson County had a lower rate of 581 new infection cases compared to other counties within Kansas.
Additionally, Syphilis infections remained stagnant from 2017 to 2018 with 24 new cases each year.
The county health department in Johnson has been working hand in hand with NGOs, donors and other health care providers to manage and prevent STD cases across the county. In response to this, it established a communicable and infectious disease control program that works towards ending the pandemic through massive HIV/STD testing services and provision of prevention services such as vaccinations.
Advent Health Centra care and Olathe Health Medical Centre are some of the clinics that are sufficiently equipped to offer STD screening services and treatment to its residents. Other hospitals such as the Johnson County Department of Health clinics offer reproductive health services.
Free STD testing services may be accessed in some of the clinics. However; uninsured individuals may not be eligible for the services in some cases, and you might be charged extra for a doctor’s consultation.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.