What are the STI test options in Glen Burnie,MD?
Glen Burnie is part of the Baltimore metropolitan area, and Baltimore has some of the highest STD rates in the country. Glen Burnie’s rates are not quite as high. In 2015, there were 1,378 people living with HIV or AIDS in Anne Arundel County, with a prevalence rate of 292 per 100K people.
This is lower than the surrounding counties, but health officials are concerned about the rates and urge all sexually active people to always use protection, and to get tested regularly, even if they don’t have any symptoms.
In 2017, Anne Arundel County had 2,234 chlamydia cases, at a rate of 389.7 per 100K people. This is lower than Maryland’s rate of 552.1, but the bad news is that it’s been going up. The 2017 gonorrhea and (primary and secondary) syphilis rates were 101.7 and 5.9.
There are some STD-testing clinics in Glen Burnie, and even more options in the surrounding areas. At least one public clinic provides free STD testing for HIV only. The Anne Arundel County Department of Health does STI screening and treatment. You can find them on A St SW.
Chase Brexton provides STI and HIV screening and treatment at a low cost at their clinic on Hospital Drive. CVS MinuteClinic provides basic STD screenings at several locations.