Jarupa, CA is located in Riverside County near the community of Eastvale. According to recent statistics, STDs pose a significant health risk in Riverside County. The good news is that chlamydia rates have fallen in Riverside County, even though they continue to rise across the state of California.
However, the news is not so good for gonorrhea. These rates have been on a steady rise since 2011 and show no sign of slowing down.
Of the diseases tracked by the CDC, syphilis has also demonstrated a steep increase in new cases every year, with an even sharper increase over the past several years. Syphilis cases in Riverside County have gone up 143% since 2012.
According the to the Riverside County Health Department, there were 2,547 new cases of gonorrhea in 2016, which represents a 163% increase since 2011.
This rise in STD cases has prompted Riverside County health officials to take action by offering an STD clinic at the Jarupa Community Health Center.
Other places that provide testing services include Ironstone Medical Clinic, Riverside Medical Clinic, and Planned Parenthood of the Pacific Southwest.
Some of these facilities in Riverside County may offer free std testing, or testing that is low-cost. However, you must meet certain income guidelines and criterion to qualify for free and reduced-cost STD testing at many public clinics. These locations can be crowded and have long waits. In addition, if you do not qualify for free services, you may have to have payment at the time of service if you do not.