What are the STI test options in Lemon Grove,CA?
Among the many infectious diseases reported in San Diego County, STDs are the most reported cases. Chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea have been deemed the most prevalent, according to 2017 CDC STD Analysis.
Between 2015 and 2016, San Diego County health officials recorded an 8% increase in the number of chlamydia cases, taking the count to 18, 904. Over the same period, the rate of syphilis spiked by 7%, resulting in 523 incidences.
Further, gonorrhea had the highest increase in transmission rates. In that period, San Diego County recorded a total of 4, 992 cases. That represented a 35% increase from 2015’s 3,518 cases.
In San Diego, the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program, operated by Owen Clinic, targets the uninsured and underinsured HIV+ individuals and provides then with primary HIV care services and support. Also, the initiative offers training, technical assistance, and innovative care plans to make life normal for the infected population.
Lemon Grove residents have several STD testing clinics they can visit. For instance, the County Health Services Complex (Rosecrans STD Clinic) may provide confidential STD and HIV testing services on a walk-in basis, first-come, first-serve.
You may also visit the San Diego LGBT Community Center at 3909 Center St or the Central Region Public Center at 690 Oxford St. The latter provides STD services on Thursdays, 12 pm – 6 pm.
Other clinics in Lemon Grove may provide free STD testing. However, most of the health centers may have appointment-basis services. Also, the doctors may not be available on-premise or on phone.
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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.