What are the STI test options in Kearny,NJ?
In 2016, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported record-high STD cases, which is an alarming trend. The same is the situation in Kearny town in Hudson County, New Jersey.
According to the CDC report, STD prevalence rate has shot in Hudson County. In 2012, the morbidity rate of STIs was at 434.5 cases per 100,000 population. In 2016, STD incidences had risen by 37.5%, taking the prevalence rate to 597.5.
In a 2014 report by County Health Ranking, Hudson County registered 5,241 confirmed HIV diagnoses, with a rate of 972 incidences per 100,000 population. In 2017, the HIV rate had plummeted. It came down to 751.9, with 5,098 incidences.
The Kearny Department of Health HIV Program is a community-based division that offers HIV & AIDS prevention education to the general public. Additionally, the Hudson HIV/AIDS Planning Council aims to create treatment priorities for HIV cases and providing practical recommendations for the county health department.
You may consider several care options where you may get tested for STDs and HIV. An example is the Women’s Health and Family Planning Center on Broadway. Other facilities include the Jersey City Preventive Medicine clinic located along Summit Ave.
Alternatively, you may visit the North Hudson Community Action Health Center set on 31st Street; the Horizon Health Center on Bergen Ave, as well as the Hoboken Family Planning on Hudson Ave.
Other clinics in Kearny may provide free STD testing. However, you may be billed upfront or the doctor may be unavailable.
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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.