What are the STI test options in Kankakee,IL?
Kankakee County has rising STD rates that are higher than the average rates within the last decade. Although the infection rates have been fluctuating since 1990, they are considerably worse in chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis.
The Epidemiologic 2017 STD survey by the Illinois Department of Public Health, Chlamydia rates stands at 588.6 compared to the national rate of 528.8, 186 is the gonorrhea rate with the N.R being 171.9 while P&S syphilis was at 9.5 balancing with the N.R with 1,225 reported cases in 2017.
According to the report, more than 80 % of the new infections or diagnosis are people aged 10 to 24 years. For chlamydia 75% and 63% of gonorrhea cases were from people under 25 years of age. Further, 57% and 645 of the Chlamydia and gonorrhea cases were people of the Black race.
Kankakee County Health Department has just rolled out a 5-year improvement plan approved by the Illinois Department of Public Health aimed at improving the healthcare system and reduce the STD incidences in the region.
Public facilities such as Kankakee County Health Department on 2390 W Station St, Illinois is one among many other clinics that you should consider for Conventional Blood HIV testing and Comprehensive STD tests among many other screening services.
While some facilities charge a fee for these services, there are local clinics that may render free STD testing services. Unfortunately, you may be forced to queue for long hours since the facilities may be serving may people. You may also be allowed see doctors on site for consultation.
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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.