What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Lisle,IL?

Lisle, IL, has also been affected by the recent national-wide surge in new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Information from a research conducted by CDC in 2016  indicates that chlamydia cases in DuPage County steadily rose between 2013 and 2016 at a rate of 352.7 male cases per 100,000 population and 161.1 female cases per 100,000.

Chlamydia was the most common infectious disease in Illinois. 64 % of the total cases represented the youths aged 15-24. According to a report from CDC, DuPage County had 465 and 78 new infections of gonorrhea and syphilis respectively between 2015 and 2016.

DuPage County Health Department, in collaboration with local Lisle health department, houses a number of programs responsible for surveilling, preventing, and controlling the spread of infectious disease. These programs focus on offering a variety of services related to the prevention and treatment of STDs to the residents of Lisle. Such services include screening, diagnosis, treatment, counseling, and referrals.

You may go for testing and treatment to any of the DuPage County department’s health facilities such as West Chicago Public Health Center, Wheaton Central Public Health Center, Westmont Southeast Public Health Center, Lombard East Public Health Center, and Addison North Public Health Center

Likewise, you may opt to visit a medical facility that provides free STD testing services to the residents of Lisle, IL. On the downside, free tests may be available for a limited number of STDs. You might also not find any doctor on site as they may be working during specific days. Also, your eligibility for free services may depend on your income and welfare.