What are the STI test options in Grand Junction,CO?
At the confluence of the awe-inspiring Colorado and Gunnison Rivers, near the middle of the Grand Valley, is set the crown jewel of western Colorado. Grand Junction gets both its name and nickname—The River City—from those two tributaries. Mesa County—and thus the Grand Junction area—doesn’t vary wildly from the rest of The Centennial State when it comes to sexually transmitted disease and infection.
According to the Mesa County Health Department report entitled Healthy Mesa County 2012-2017: Strategies to Address Community Health Needs; Per 100,000 citizens only 4 will develop Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
Only 63 will contract gonorrhea (one of the lowest numbers in the state), but 1,633 will experience chlamydia. Doctors venture that the digital dating/hook-up app lifestyle is affecting the 15-29 year old demographics transmission rate, but also clarify that they don’t have enough information to make that claim with any certainty. They do know that open communication and frequent screening can make the difference between a healthy Colorado and a surge in infection.
Affordable options are available for Grand Junction residents. Both Mesa County Health Department and Western Colorado HIV Specialty are right off the 6. One downtown and one Eastside, so there will almost certainly be a clinic near you. Some locations offer same day testing and can provide results in as little as 1-2 days. Free or affordable screening may be available at some clinics. Particularly around sexually transmitted disease awareness month in April. If you’re a student at Colorado Mesa University on North Avenue, keep an eye out for school events offering free testing or STI presentations.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Grand-Junction clinics with our easy-to-read chart.
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