In Hanover Park, Illinois, the latest data reports in 2016 chlamydia at a rate between 485.9-882.5 cases, gonorrhea between 21.9-45.3 cases, and syphilis between 5.2-18.1 cases for every 100,000 people. According to the HIV report in 2013, the rate of people living with HIV is 206.4-455.8 cases for every 100,000 people.
“According to the CDC, Cook County including the City of Chicago and suburban Cook County ranks with the second highest among cities and counties in the United States,” said the Cook County Department of Public Health
Hanover Park is a city in the suburbs of Chicago in Cook County. The Cook County Department of Public Health supports the efforts to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections in Hanover Park through the distribution of free condoms and the availability of a hotline resource counselor in addition to education and advocacy.
There are a few locations to choose from when considering testing for STDs. There is an Martin T Russo Family Health Center in nearby Bloomingdale on Gary Ave. There is also an Addison Family Health Center on Lake St in Addison.
Within Hanover Park, there is an urgent care clinic that provides STD testing on Barrington Rd.
While some of these clinics may offer free STD testing, other clinics may only offer limited free testing or it may depend on income and welfare eligibility. Some locations may require an appointment or might have long wait times.