What are the STI test options in Malden,MA?
There has been an increase in HIV infections from 2007 to 2016 in Malden City, Massachusetts. In 2007, there were 207 reported cases, but no death in the HIV victims. However, in 2016, the number increased to 284 cases and there were 2 deaths were reported.
Gonorrhea infections were found to be common in young people aged 15 to 24 years old and have been increasing gradually over the years. In 2012, there were 366 cases at a rate of 23.8 per 100,000 persons and the number increased to 877 cases at a rate of 55.3 per 100,000 persons in 2016.
Syphilis infections increased over the years and the infections were the highest among the male population. In 2012, there were 35 Syphilis cases at a rate of 2 percent per 100,000 persons, and the number had increased to 227 cases at a rate of 14.1 percent per 10,000 persons in 2016.
To provide long-lasting solutions, the Middlesex County Department of Health has incorporated psychosocial HIV prevention programs. The aim of these initiatives is to promote and enhance social competency, support networks, and community engagement among the infected locals.
There are quite a number of hospitals in Malden City that offer STD/HIV services. Free STD testing, treatment and screening is available in some hospitals but they are offered to a select few and are dependant on welfare eligibility and income status.
Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, CHA Everett Hospital, and Chelsea HealthCare Center are some of the available local hospitals that you consider to get tested from.
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