What are the STI test options in Hinesville,GA?
Hinesville city has experienced a surge in sexually transmitted diseases in recent years. From 2013 to 2018, an increase of 44% was recorded. In Liberty County, chlamydia cases almost doubled from 522 cases in 2013 to 944 cases per 100,000 in 2018.
The number of people living with HIV in Liberty County was estimated to be 354 in 2017, a prevalence rate of 415 per 100,000. In 2013, an estimated 171 were living with HIV in Liberty County. Of those living with HIV, approximately 75% are male, and only 25% are female.
83.4% of men were transmitted HIV via male-to-male sexual contact, while 90.1% of women were transmitted HIV through heterosexual contact, indicating a significant need for men in the community to receive HIV/AIDS awareness education, prevention, and support services.
The HIV Program provided by the Coastal Health District in Hinesville delivers essential HIV case management and treatment services for persons living with HIV/AIDS. The program aims to provide access to HIV medications and offers healthcare services designed to improve the quality of life for affected persons, such as oral healthcare, nutritional assessments, and counseling.
A clinic in Hinesville operated by the Coastal Health District is located on East Oglethorpe Highway. There are also facilities in nearby Savannah and Brunswick that provide HIV testing and treatment. The Liberty County Health Department also provides HIV/STD testing and promotes positive sexual health through preventative health education supplied in local communities.
Some additional clinics in Hinesville may provide free STD testing, although appointments may be of limited availability and wait times can be inconsistent.
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