What are the STI test options in Glen Cove,NY?
There was a steady increase in the number of HIV infections in Glen Cove, a city in Nassau County, NY. The infections had been increasing steadily over the past couple of years to reach a high of approximately 2,950 at a rate of 256 in the year 2018.
A reduction in the number of Syphilis infections was, however, noted in the county with some of the cases being attributed to men who have sex with men. The infections declined from 170 at a rate of 13.6 in 2015 to 168 at a rate of 13.5 in 2017.
Chlamydia was the most chronic infection in the county that had the highest number of infections. The cases soared from 3,551 at a rate of 284.4 in 2015 to 4,561 rate of 364.6 in 2017.
One of the ways the Nassau County Department of Health is responding to the increase in the number of HIV/STD infections is by increasing the distribution of free condoms and availing PrEP and PEP medication to the high-risk population such as men who have sex with men.
Northwell Health-GoHealth Urgent Care and Planned Parenthood – Glen Cove Health Center are open to the public for HIV/STD screening, testing, and treatment. Other clinics in the city offering HIV/STD services include the Glen Cove Hospital and North Shore Family Practice.
Some hospitals in the city have free STD testing programs. However, you may experience long waiting times because of the high demand for free tests and doctor consultation may also not be available.
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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.