What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Laurel,MD?
Chlamydia is the most prevalent STD in Prince George’s County, Maryland, with a 2018 prevalence rate of 877.9 per 100,000 people. Also, PG county’s gonorrhea rate was the second most prevalent STD in 2018, with an incidence rate of 221.3 per 100,000 people. Furthermore, the HIV prevalence rate is higher than both syphilis and hepatitis in Prince Georges county Maryland.
Prince George’s County, Maryland had one of the highest numbers of new HIV cases in the county in 2017, and twice as many men were infected than women at sixty-seven percent.
Prince Georges County residents have many options when it comes to area STD testing. They can choose from locations like La Puebla Del Pueblo on Belcrest Center Drive as well as the First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville on Belcrest Road.
Area residents can also seek testing at the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services on Dennis Avenue and Marys Center (Montgomery County Clinic) on University Blvd. SOMOS CASA (Health Services) is another STD testing location that provides testing to area residents.
Some area residents may be eligible for free STD testing. However, many locations that provide no-cost testing have limited hours of operation and/or limited tests.
In addition, some of these locations may not provide prescriptions for medication for people who test positive for STD’s and a doctor’s consultation may not be available. Also, hours of operation and the option to make appointments in advance may be limited or 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.