Madera is a city within Madera County, California. The data for 2018 shows that the rate of Chlamydia is 493.0 and 134.2 for HIV/AIDs for every 100,000 people. The incidence for Gonorrhea for females and males between age 14-44 is 276.3 and 206.8 for every 100,000 people respectively.
“We are looking at how to increase prevention and treatment offered by primary care providers,” says the director of the county’s health department. “We believe this is the most complete and sustainable solution.”
Madera is the main city for Madera County and manages the public health for the area. They have a special STD clinic schedule available for walk in patients, a STD Community Intervention Program, and AIDS Drug Assistance Program.
There is a Planned Parenthood location on Almond and a Madera County Public Health Department clinic on Rd 28 are among the clinics to choose from.
Other options to consider are Camarena Health Centers which has two locations in Madera, one on Almond Ave and the other on 6th St, and Family Health Services Clinic on Almond Ave. .
In nearby Fresno, there are also a couple clinics including Planned Parenthood on Fulton St and Fresno EOC Community Health Center on R St.
Some clinics may not have free STD testing, the costs might not be upfront. Furthermore, not all clinics are open convenient hours and may have long wait times. Services might also depend on income and welfare eligibility.