What are the STI test options in Madison,WI?
Madison sits within Dane County. In 2017 Dane County reported disease prevalence rates of 549 for chlamydia, 125 for gonorrhea, and 13 for syphilis per 100,000 residents. These rates came to a total of 2,652 cases of chlamydia, 605 cases of gonorrhea, and 63 cases of syphilis across the county.
These numbers were an increase from 2013 reported rates for chlamydia and syphilis, and a slight decrease for the reported gonorrhea rates of infection.
PrEP clinics are on the rise, as clinics work to decrease HIV transmission. This daily prescription pill creates protection for those at high risk for HIV exposure. During the month of April locations like Planned Parenthood offer free STD testing. Currently, organizations are rolling out efforts to increase open discussions about sex and sexual health, especially between sexual partners.
Stay safe with regular testing! Private and public testing centers can be found scattered throughout the city, some even have free STD testing. From the AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin on Williamson Street to the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics on Highland Avenue, there are many testing options.
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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.