What are the STI test options in Kendall-Perrine,FL?
The rate of Gonorrhoea infections has steadily increased from 65 cases per 100,000 persons in 2005 to 128.5 cases per 100,000 persons in 2017. The infection rate among youths aged 15 to 19 years was the highest in 2009 with 6,009 reported cases.
HIV cases have been gradually increasing since 2013 with rates being high in adults aged 20 to 34 years old. Male to male sexual contact accounted for over 75 percent of new cases diagnosed in men. In 2017, HIV rates were 3.8 times higher among males than females
Chlamydia infections in Kendall-Perrine Florida have been the highest compared to other STDs. In 2005, the rate of infection was 150 per 100,000 persons and in 2017 it had increased to 445.4 cases per 100,000.
The main agenda of the Miami-Dade County Department of Health is to stop the increase of STDs cases by identifying, examining, and ensuring quick treatment for those who have tested positive with STDs. Furthermore, the department has developed online reporting guidelines for STDs and educational resources for improved awareness.
There are several medical centers in Kendall where residents can get treatment.
West Kendall Health Center, Kendall Regional Medical Center, and Community Health Center of South Florida Inc are some of available options you could consider.
Free STD testing services might be provided in some of the public health centers. However,you may need to book an appointment beforehand and wait for 1 to 2 weeks for results.
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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.