What are the STI test options in Holladay,UT?
Holladay, UT has recorded a rise in sexually transmitted diseases. Chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis are the most common sexually transmitted diseases and infections in the region.
According to a study by the CDC rankings 2017, Chlamydia was the most common STD with 10,135 new cases reported in 2017, 2,541 cases in Gonorrhea and 311 in syphilis. Chlamydia rates has shot with approximately 45% since 2008 to 326 per 100,000 persons from 226.1, Gonorrhea has been decreasing to record 9.8 cases per 100,000 in 2011 but however increased to 81.9 in 2017. Syphilis has had a steep curve with 0.9 cases in 2008, 2.3 in 2010 and now 3.7 per 100,000 persons in 2017.
The report indicated high prevalence of primary and secondary syphilis in men. Similarly, about 90% of the cases reported were from men engaging in sex with other men. Males of 20-24 years had an 18.5 prevalence rate per 100,000 while 25-29 age bracket had 17.9; the top two high vulnerable age groups.
Utah Department of Health has made notable efforts in fighting the STD/STI scourge in Holladay by rolling out programs that provide confidential screening and testing, professional counselling services, public education and effective medication.
Some of the STD testing clinics in Holladay, UT include Urgent Care Salt Lake City off E 3300 street and Legacy OB / GYN Clinic on 1159 E Avenue provide screening and testing services.
Other nearby health facilities within the region may offer free STD screening and testing. However, test results may take over two weeks and the clinics may open at inconsistent hours. Also, prescriptions for after test care might not be available if you test positive.
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