The town of Greenburgh is situated about an hour’s drive north of New York City, New York. A quiet respite from the hustle and bustle of NYC, Greenburgh holds six villages: Tarrytown (where Kykuit museum is), Ardsley, Dobbs Ferry, Hastings-on-Hudson, Elmsford, and Irvington. It’s a part of Westchester County and as such it shares in their reporting rates of sexually transmitted diseases.
The prevalence of AIDS in Westchester County for 2014 was a reported 6.1 per 100,000 people.
In 2015, it was believed that 403 of every 100K people in Westchester were living with HIV.
The Greenburgh area reported a rate of 338.6 per 100,000 for new cases of chlamydia in the year 2014. That same year, gonorrhea had a rate of 48.4 new outbreaks per 100K. Primary and secondary syphilis reached a new high rate for the area of 7.4 per 100,000 people. Most bacterial infections are preventable, health officials in Westchester County stress the importance of better sex education and promote the use of condoms and other barrier methods. All sexually active people should get tested at least once a year. Even if you don’t have any symptoms.
Looking to get tested in Greenburgh? Here are some affordable options near you. Planned Parenthood has a clinic at the White Plains Health Center on Tarrytown Road. They offer screening and treatment for the following STIs: gonorrhea, herpes, HIV (testing only), genital warts, chlamydia, bacterial vaginosis (BV), syphilis, and trichomoniasis. For free STD testing, you can make the trek up to Poughkeepsie on June 27th for National HIV testing day. Hudson Valley Community Services (HVCS) will be at the Walgreens there from 10 am to 6 pm.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Greenburgh clinics with our easy-to-read chart.