Manhattan is a city in Southern Los Angeles County California whose STD rates are at a 25 year high, a public crisis. In 2015 the proportion of people living with HIV was 499.2, at a 0.1% rate while new cases were 174 per 100,000 people. The most affected group of people by race or ethnicity were the Black/African American at a rate of 1010.3.
In 2017, 26108 cases of Gonorrhea infections were recorded at a rate of 254.2 per 100,000 people. Chlamydia had 64326 cases at a rate of 626.2 per 100,000 people. Two-thirds of all Chlamydia cases were diagnosed in 15-24 years old.
At a prevalence rate of 19.5, Primary and Secondary Syphilis recorded 1998 case per 100,000 people.
“Los Angeles leads other counties in new cases of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia. What is worse, particularly with this tragedy is that it is avoidable”. DR. Jeffrey Klausner”
There are numerous STD testing options in and around Manhattan, CA. You can visit the Southern Bay Family Medical group located at 855 Manhattan Beach, which offers Chlamydia, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia tests.
You can also get tested at Planned Parenthood Los Angeles South Bay Health Center, located at 14623 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 300 and Urgent Care Center of South Bay 4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 106.
Some of this public clinics may offer free STD testing, though you may have to be patient since test results may not be immediate, and doctor consultation might not be available or might be offered at an extra cost.