Kenmore city in King County with a population of 20,460 subject to the 2010 US census is a mixed race region thank to its ocean front stretched out land that has attracted many. Just like the national sexually transmitted rates has hit new high over the last five years, Kings County has proportionately contributed to these statistics.
2018 Washington States STD report shows increased STD incidences. There were 34,754 cases of chlamydia, 11,215cases of gonorrhea, 809 for P&S syphilis and 6 congenital syphilis cases. The prevalence rate was 467.9, 151 and 10.9 respectively in each cases an increase from 2017 from 32,543 chlamydia, 10,034 gonorrhea and 676 syphilis.
High incident rates have been recorded among the 15 to 24 young adults who account for more than 50%. Congenital syphilis is on the rise making pregnant mothers with Syphilis classified among high risk population.
Kenmore Health Authorities in conjunction with public and private healthcare providers have established various STD testing and training centers as an outreach initiative that makes medical services available to all.
Health Point Bothell Clinic along 104141 Beards lee Blvd, NeighborCare Health Lake City Clinic on 30th avenue NE Seattle and Evergreen Health Totem Lake Clinic on 12710 Totem Lake NE in Kirkland Washington are some of the federally approved health centers that offer STD testing services.
There are some local clinics that may provide free STD testing services ranging from screening, vaccines, counselling, partner management programs among others. However, these medical centers might open and operate at inconvenient and unpredictable hours and the results may not be immediate. Additionally, the clinics might require you to book early or you might be charged for doctor consultation services.