What are the STI test options in Lynwood,CA?
In recent years, there has been an increase in the rate of STDs in Lynwood City. In 2015, an aggregate of 56,565 cases of Chlamydia was reported by the County Department of Health.
The number of cases reported has been on the rise over the past 5 years, resulting in a 13 percent increase from 2011 to2015. In 2015, the overall Chlamydia rate was estimated to be 555 per 100,000 persons.
There were 5,050 cases of Syphilis in 2015 and 31 percent of the cases were staged as either primary or secondary while 32 percent as latent or late syphilis. The number has been increasing from 2011 to 2015.
Over the past 5 years, cases of Gonorrhea have been increasing in Lynwood city. In 2015, 17,442 cases of Gonorrhea were reported, resulting in a 74 percent increase from 2011 to 2015. The overall Gonorrhea rate was 171 per 100,000 in 2015.
To reduce the incidents and burden of STDs, the County Department of Health has developed activities of interest to the local public health system. This has been made possible through proper administration and inter-organizational planning.
Public health centers such as the Martin Luther King, Jr. Centre for public health, Wesley Health Centres-Lynwood South and Wesley Health Centres-Lynwood North are committed to encouraging residents to pursue a healthy sexual lifestyle.
Affordable STD treatment and free STD testing services are offered in the above health centers. However, one must book an appointment due to a large number of patients visiting the facilities.
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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.