What are the STI test options in Hamden,CT?
Hamden ranked as the town with the 14th highest rate of chlamydia in Connecticut in 2014 at 365 per 100,000 residents. In 2015, chlamydia cases reduced to 223 per 100,000.
It was reported that 10,360 residents of Connecticut were living with HIV in 2017, of which 3,067 people were reportedly in New Haven County where Hamden township is.
Of those reportedly living with HIV in 2017, 37.7% were black, 31.7% were Hispanic/Latinx, and 27.9% were white. Diagnoses in males were also more prevalent, with 65% male and 35% of females recorded that year. However, HIV diagnosis in females has almost doubled in recent years. Between 2013 and 2017, of those diagnosed, 79.9% were male, and only 20.1% were female.
The Health Department of Connecticut offers essential medical and support services to residents with HIV, including testing, treatment, financial assistance, and counseling. Furthermore, the state health department offers early intervention services and explores innovative approaches to a healthy lifestyle for HIV positive persons via medical nutrition therapy.
Residents of Hamden can get medical treatment and tests for sexually transmitted diseases from reputable health clinics such as the City of New Haven Health Department Clinic on Meadow Street or the New Haven Planned Parenthood Center on Whitney Avenue. It is also possible to seek aid from urgent care clinics, including the DOCS Urgent Care facility on Dixwell Avenue.
Some public clinics might offer free STD testing, including HIV tests. However, treatments such as antiretroviral therapy may be costly.
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