What are the STI test options in Lochearn,MD?
In 2018, there were 103 primary and secondary syphilis cases and a prevalence rate of 12.4 per 100,000 people in Baltimore County, Maryland. However, chlamydia was the most common STD in the county with a prevalence rate of 536.1 per 100,000 people. As of 2017, there were 3,611 HIV cases and a prevalence rate of 519 per 100,000 people.
Between 2017 and 2018, gonorrhea cases decreased to under two-hundred per 100,000 people in Baltimore County, Maryland.
Baltimore County residents have access to STD testing at Park West Health System (Reistertown Road Plaza Clinic) on Patterson Avenue. However, there are several other testing locations that county residents have access to in the county.
The Baltimore County Department of Health (Woodlawn Health Center) on Woodlawn Drive and Park West Health Systems (Men and Family Health – Park Heights) on Park Heights Avenue are both STD testing options as well.
County residents also have testing options at Chase Brexton Health Care/ Randallstown Center on Brenbrook Drive as well as the Baltimore County Department of Health (Liberty Family Resource Center) on Resource Drive.
Other testing locations include the Total Health Care Incorporated (Mondawmin Mall Health Center) on Liberty Heights Avenue and the Planned Parenthood of Maryland Incorporated (Owings Mills Health Center) on Reisterstown Road.
Eligible county residents may also have access to free STD testing at various locations in the county. However, there may be a limited number of tests offered and many of them may not be comprehensive.
Other limitations may include inconvenient hours of operation and the inability to schedule appointments in advance. Also, some locations may not offer walk-in services as well. People who test positive for an STD might not have access to medical consultation or prescriptions for medication.
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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.