What are the STI test options in Jonesboro,AR?
The incidence rate of HIV infections decreased from 150 reported cases in 1983 to 9 cases in 2000. The infections were found to be 79 percent higher in the male population compared to the female population.
Syphilis is among the common STDs reported in Jonesboro town. Low infection rates were observed between the years 2014 to 2015.
There were 6 reported cases in 2014, whereas in 2015 no rates of infections were reported.
Chlamydia has remained the top STD in Jonesboro. In 2014, a total of 626 cases per 100,000 persons were recorded, whereas 627 cases of Chlamydia were reported in 2015.
In 2014, 137 cases of Gonorrhea were reported, however, the cases shot up to 225 cases which were an increase of 4.7 percent in 2015.
The Craighead County Department of Health is working closely with the federal state to get necessary funds for capacity building and financial assistance to expand their STD/HIV testing and treatment capacity.
There are a variety of medical centers in Jonesboro that locals can consider for STD treatment.
St Bernard Medical Center, UAMS Medical Family Center, and Jonesboro Church Health Center are some of the available medical clinics that are open to the public.
Free STD testing and HIV testing are available in some of the public facilities at no cost to the patient. But due to a lot of people taking advantage of the free services, there are delays and results are to be expected between 2 to 3 weeks.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.