What are the STI test options in Greenfield,WI?

Greenfield, WI is a community of family fun, games, parks, and shopping. Milwaukee and its suburbs are also the center of a spike in HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases.

In 2017, there were 117 new cases of HIV, 53 new cases of syphilis, 4401 cases of gonorrhea, and 9.725 new cases of chlamydia in Milwaukee and the surrounding areas. This was a 13% increase over 2016 HIV numbers, a 29% increase in syphilis, and a 12% increase in gonorrhea. It only represented a 0.5% increase in chlamydia, but that is by far the most prevalent STD.

In 2016, the Milwaukee metropolitan area was ranked first in the nation for gonorrhea and fourth for chlamydia cases.

The epidemic has caused the Milwaukee County Health Department to launch a campaign to try to curb the problem. As part of this campaign, free std testing or low-cost STD testing is offered by places such a Planned Parenthood and free public clinics throughout the city, but only for those who qualify.

The Southside Health Center, Gerald L Ignace Indian Health Center, and United Migrant Opportunity Services Incorporated offer testing for certain minority communities. The Sixteenth Street Community Health Center may also offer std testing. 

Many public facilities only test for limited types of STDs and it is possible to have more than one form of STD at at time. Not all forms of insurance and payment are accepted and the time that you have to wait for results can vary.

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STD Statistics In Milwaukee County, WI



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Statistics reported is based on publicly available data sources such as CDC for Milwaukee County, WI. Data is normalized to accurately report Milwaukee County STD Breakdown.

Additional STD Test Statistics in Greenfield, WI

In general, unhealthy STD rates are reported in your area and include Milwaukee. A recent study shows your area and Milwaukee as having one of the highest rates of specific STD incidences in the country. This includes chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.

We see steady rates of chlamydia and gonorrhea among the highest in the country. The city continues to increase in rank as rates go down in other cities.

  • Chlamydia rates fluctuate year to year and range consistently high from 850 to 1000 per 100,000 people.
  • Gonorrhea rates fluctuate year to year and are consistently high with a range of 400-620 per 100,000 people so a typical year would be about 4100 reported cases in Milwaukee.

Syphilis rates are more complicated to understand. There are five subtypes and the focus in public health is on the primary and secondary subtypes. These two types have been relatively low in Milwaukee. The range is between 1.1 and 4.6 per 100,000 people. This follows the national trend of decreasing through 2004 then increasing again.

STD rates remain consistently high. The trend is not increasing upward but the rates are certainly of concern. The ranking among cities in the United States is in the top five. Other cities see rates trending down. The Milwaukee area rates remains high.

Here are some statistics about how Milwaukee compares to other cities in the Unites States. This is according to the National Association of County and City Health Officials.

  • Milwaukee has the highest rate of all cities in the state for chlamydia
  • Milwaukee has the third highest rate of gonorrhea in the state

Graph of chlamydia rates in greenfield wisconsin from 2015

STD Testing and Sexual Health Education in Greenfield, WI

High rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are alerting public health officials in your area to a need for increased preventative education. With sexually transmitted disease education a standard part now of middle school curriculum across the United States, the efforts at education have not changed the high rates of STIs in the Milwaukee area.

As Milwaukee’s Commissioner of Health, Bevan Baker has great concerns over the large number of cases of STIs in the area. He likes to provide young people with what he calls a reality test as part of their education.

If you are sitting in a row, he asks you to look to your right. That person has chlamydia.

Look to your left. That person has gonorrhea.

If neither one has an STI, then probably you do. We see in the Milwaukee area the idea that a comprehensive approach is best for sex education. Milwaukee public schools started a comprehensive curriculum for sex education. Teen birth rates in Milwaukee dropped after implementation of the curriculum with the goal of reducing teen birth rates to historic lows.

The goal was a 46% reduction in birth rates for girls aged 15 to 17. The United Way of Greater Milwaukee and key partners set their ambitious goal to cut teen births. The area has come a long way. During the 1980s and 1990s, the city ranked among the highest in the nation in teen births.

The numbers are improving. Most improvement came since community partners made reducing teen birth rates their mission.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Demographics in Greenfield, WI

Demographics play a role in the problems with STIs in your city, county, and state with the problems especially acute in the Milwaukee area having some of the most cases and highest rates of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis in the nation. We see that STIs rates are high among young people and that when teens in the Milwaukee area were given the facts about contraception, STIs, and abstinence, young people began to wait longer before they had sex and reduced the number of partners they had.

A recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Youth Risk Behavior survey showed that 40% of Wisconsin high school students have had sex. With teen pregnancy rates coming down in your area, this is good because an early pregnancy increases the chances that the young mother and her child will grow up in poverty.

There is no one reason why gonorrhea numbers are so high but a recent public health official cited poverty and drug use as being contributing reasons. Poverty can lead to homelessness which could lead to couch surfing according to the public official. This can lead to being forced to have sex to have a place to stay. Victims do not feel that can even discuss the use of a condom. Drug use can go the same way. If someone is addicted to drugs they may not have the money when they have to get their fix. That can mean giving away their body.

STIs are highest among poor black and gay males but we are now seeing STIs grow in more affluent areas. STIs also affect young girls who are white.

As we see heroin spread to other areas we see those addicted to drugs put themselves into risky and dangerous situations. This is so that they can get high. They set themselves up to be a statistic. We know that STIs have no economic or social barriers.

A demographic of note is that 88 percent of the population of the city is white and 2 percent is African American plus 8 percent is Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin. Contrast this to Milwaukee with 33 percent white, 30 percent African American, and 17 percent of Hispanic, Latino, or Spanish origin.

STI Testing Resources in Greenfield, WI

STI testing is widely available in your community. A healthcare provider such as your doctor can provide you with education, testing, and treatment.

If you do not have a healthcare provider, many area family planning clinics, walk-in clinics, and urgent care facilities provide testing and treatment. Planned Parenthood Milwaukee Lincoln Plaza Health Center of West Allis is near your city.

It is an option for you with the facility providing STD testing, treatments, and education, including coverage for chlamydia, genital warts, gonorrhea, herpes, syphilis, and more with testing and diagnosis only for HIV and STD prevention via condoms and dental dams. This health center supports and welcomes clients regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, or biological sex, including but not limited to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, and intersex clients.

All services are provided in a respectful and professional manner. If you are not comfortable going to Planned Parenthood, you could go to a service such as Any Lab Test Now.

This service provides a number of tests including thyroid, allergy, drug, nutrition, and STD tests such as early detection HIV, hepatitis, herpes, STD panel, chlamydia (DNA, urine), chlamydia and gonorrhea (nucleic acid amplification), gonorrhea, syphilis, and trichomonas (female and male). Another option is STD Check which offers a free consultation with a doctor.  

With this type of service, you order online, go to a lab, then get your results. Results come in 1 to 2 days. The testing is confidential. Tests are FDA-approved, which is not true of all testing services.

This group claims to offer the most comprehensive tests available with a 10-Test Panel that will test for all major STDs. They also claim they are the only company that offers hepatitis A tests in their panels. Satisfaction is 100 percent guaranteed.

Someone is available to answer questions 24/7. If you are not sure which tests to request, this service provides recommendations for STD and HIV screening, recognizing that there are many STDs, and it can be confusing to know which to get tested for.

The STD Test Recommender helps you better determine which tests should be a top priority for you based on health related questions. These recommendations are based on national health guidelines, your daily lifestyle, and other factors, plus the information you provide is 100 percent private and confidential.

Better Sexual Health in Greenfield, WI

Whether you go to the Planned Parenthood Health Center in West Allis, a counsellor or nurse at an area high school such as Greenfield High School, an online service, or a clinic or hospital such as Aurora West Allis Medical Center, you can find in your area information about STDs, testing, and treatment. While STD rates are high in your area, help is available in your city in the way of testing and treatment that is confidential, discreet, compassionate, and effective.

Consider how the staff at these facilities is trained to help someone like you, especially with the staff at Planned Parenthood Health Center in West Allis or any other facility reminding you to check your health, improve it, and keep yourself healthy by always using a condom. Here are links to resources mentioned above.

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