What are the STI test options in Jefferson,VA?
Virginia county is among the counties with the largest STD burden in the USA. Jefferson County is among those counties where there is concern for increasing infection rates especially among the youths based on data from Centers for Disease and Prevention.
Jefferson recorded an increased infection rates for chlamydia, syphilis and gonorrhoea for two consecutive years in 2015. The County recorded the highest increase in gonorrhoea infections at 13 percent, which saw it ranked position 11 out of 254 counties which had the highest new infection rates.
Jefferson, VA recorded 46.6 cases of syphilis per 100,000 population in 2014. This number was more than two times that of the statewide average of 16.4. Gonorrhoea infection rates also doubled during the same period with 361 cases reported per 100,000 people according to a data by Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Two thirds of chlamydia and gonorrhoea cases were diagnosed among teens and young adults from the age of 15-24 years.
STD infection rate was highest among ages 20-24. The D.C. metro region, including Jefferson, slight increase in chlamydia and gonorrhoea cases were reported in 2014.
Among the STD cinics where you can receive testing and treatment include Medical Access on14527 Jefferson Davis Highway Woodbridge,VA, 22191, Walgreens on 3489 Seminole Trail, Charlottesville, VA 22911.
You may get free STD testing at some clinics, but you may have to endure long wait times, come for results later and doctor consultation might not be available.
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