Sexually transmitted disease prevalence has risen to reported cases in Pitt County totaling: 19,687 gonorrhea cases in 2016, 58,006 chlamydia cases in 2016, and 1,082 syphilis cases in 2016. Take charge of your sexual health with regular screenings and education.
The county has released information stating their goal is to reduce the rate of chlamydia by 10% through walk-in clinics open twice a week for testing and treatment. They also aim to increase public awareness of STD risk through community partnerships.
Greenville has locations within the city and in surrounding areas, so whether you want to stay close to home or pair STD testing with travel plans it’s easy to do so.
Public and private STD clinics are available. There’s the Pitt County Health Department on Government Circle and Pitt County AIDS Service Organization on South Evans Street. East Carolina University offers testing services at their location on Beasley Drive. Free STD testing is an option for some but it might be difficult to get an appointment.