Glassmanor, MD, is an unincorporated community located in Prince George’s County. Over the past few years, the county has recorded variating incidents of STDs. For instance, new HIV-positive diagnoses slightly decreased from 309 cases in 2017 to 308 cases in 2018, which prevailed at a rate of 41 per 100000 population.
In 2018, late or unknown duration Syphilis incidents were 242 infections occurring at a rate of 26.5 per 100000 population while latent Syphilis cases amounted to 247 positive diagnoses at happening at a prevalence rate of 27.1
In 2016, reported Chlamydia cases were 6,752 in total, a surge from the previous year, which had 6153 incidents. On the other hand, Gonorrhea diagnoses increased from 1282 cases in 2015 to 1832 incidents in 2016.
Prince George’s County Health Department has developed health strategies, including STD programs tailored to curb the increase of STD incidents in Glassmanor and the surrounding areas. The HIV/AIDS Program provides all-inclusive medical care to PLWHA who are uninsured or underinsured. Patients may get free safer sex supplies and free STD testing services courtesy of the Ryan White program. The health department also offers transportation services, via the The Bus system, to and from the facility to help people seeking medical care to receive consistent treatment.
You may seek STD testing services at various clinics in the Glassmanor area, including AHF Wellness Center – Temple Hills, STD Clinic of Alexandria, and Planned Parenthood – Prince George’s County Health Center.
Although some facilities provide free STD testing, you may face problems such as long patient queues, and your results may not come out immediately.