What are the STI test options in Madison,MS?
Madison County’s STD counts have caused ripples in the county health situation. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV were reported to be the most prevalent infectious diseases.
The Mississippi State Department of Health conducted a health survey that showed that the number of chlamydia infections had increased from 410 in 2013 to 525 in 2017. That represented a 28.0% increase in the morbidity rate.
Additionally, the report indicated 219 incidences of gonorrhea in 2017, the highest since 2013. The rate was 209.3. P&S syphilis cases in 2017 were 11, with a prevalence rate of 5.7 cases per 100,000 persons.
Established in 1987, the Madison County AIDS Program aims to provide quality AIDS care to the infected population and their families without prejudice or discrimination. MadCAP also provides STD/HIV screening services, case management, and STD prevention.
Madison town has many STD clinics where you might receive primary care services for STIs. For instance, the Mississippi State Department of Health clinic on East Woodrow Wilson Dr has a comprehensive portfolio of STD/HIV care services. They include HIV testing, STD testing and screening, treatment, counseling, and prevention programs.
You may also receive sexual health care at the AIDS Healthcare Foundation Jackson Healthcare Center along Lakeland Drive in Jackson. Located 9.2 miles from Madison, the clinic may provide testing services for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV.
Other medical centers in Madison may offer free STD testing services. The disadvantages include doctor consultation might be an extra charge and you might wait for long to get results since the facilities may have long waiting lines. In addition, doctors might be unavailable on premises or on phone.
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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.