What are the STI test options in Lauderdale Lakes,FL?
Statistics for STD cases in Lauderdale Lakes, FL are covered by Broward county-wide data found in the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention surveillance reports of STD and HIV cases in the state.
According to 2017 data, Broward County took its place amongst the highest ranking of counties and independent cities in the U.S. for STD prevalence.
Chlamydia cases numbered 11,283 cases, putting Broward in 18th place in the country for the rate of the disease, affecting 590.8 per 100,000 of the population.
Broward ranked 24th for the prevalence of gonorrhea as 3,933 cases were recorded in 2017, at a rate of 206 per 100,000 of the population.
The county also took 16th place with regards to primary and secondary syphilis as 328 cases were recorded, affecting 17.2 per 100,000 of people in the county.
“Everyone between the age of 13 and 64 should get tested for HIV as part of their routine health care. In particular, people at higher risk, such as those with more than one sexual partner, people who do not use a condom on occasion and those who use illegal drugs, should get tested more often.”
Lauderdale Lakes, FL residents can try the Lauderdale Lakes Health Center or Instant Medical Care for STD testing, in Fort Lauderdale, about eight miles away.
The South Beach AIDS Project is about 30 miles away in Miami, FL.
Free services such as free STD testing may be available at some clinic but appointment availability may not be consistent or slots may only be provided at inconvenient times.