What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Leisure City,FL?
Leisure City, FL, a community that borders Homestead and Naranja, in Miami-Dade County is in the midst of an STD crisis that’s not slowing down.
In 2014, the county reported 1,616 men and 773 women with new gonorrhea infections, and in 2018, it had 3,211 men and 1,103 women with new diagnoses.
Chlamydia is also increasing with 3,542 men, and 7,063 women with new infections in 2014, and in 2018, it had 5,474 men and 7,940 women with diagnoses.
Infectious syphilis is another STI on the rise with 406 men and 24 women diagnosed in 2014, and in 2018, it had 491 men and 55 women with new diagnoses.
Public health officials for the state and county are urging all persons that are sexually active to protect themselves and their partners through regular STD testing.
There are several locations that offer comprehensive STD testing near Leisure City, including many that provide treatment and follow-up care in the same facility.
Community Health of South Florida Incorporated operates the Naranja Health center on the corner of SW 264th St and SW 138th Ct. It also runs the Everglades Health Center on SW 376th St and the Doris Ison Health Center on SW 216th St in Miami.
The Florimed Medical Center on NE 8th St in Homestead also offers STD screenings.
Some sites might provide free STD testing. However, they may ask for proof of income, and appointment times might be inconvenient. Additionally, there could be hidden fees for treatment and follow-up care.
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