What are the STI test options in Lorain,OH?
Lorain, OH, is making headlines but for an unpleasant reason. The rates of STDs in the city and the greater Lorain County have been on the rise. Gonorrhea, HIV, and chlamydia are some STDs with high prevalence rates in the region.
The Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) released a 2012 report that indicated the rate of HIV, which was 83.6 per 100, 000 populations. In 2015, the prevalence rate of gonorrhea was 87.4. That was a decrease, considering HIV rates in 2012 were 98.4.
According to the survey, chlamydia has the highest rates with 377.7. Compared to the 364.7 rate in 2012, that was a 3.4% increase.
In Lorain, the National Prevention and Information Network (NPIN) located along the Murray Ridge Road and Leona Street in Elyria may offer HIV and STD screening services, including prevention services like PEP, PrEP, and HPV vaccine. You may also turn to the Lorain County Free Clinic at Oberlin Ave for safe screening.
Another clinic you may consider is the Planned Parenthood clinic set out on West 9th Street. Another nearby Planned Parenthood clinic may be found on North Ridge Road in Elyria. These clinics offer a wide range of sexual health services, including STD testing, pregnancy tests, birth control and emergency contraception.
In your search for free STD testing services, you can visit other clinics within Lorain city. However, you may not have the chance to consult a doctor, either on site or through the phone.
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