What are the STI test options in Mankato, MN?
The HIV prevalence rate in Blue Earth County dropped over the last 7 years as indicated in the county health reports. The number of infections plummeted from a high of 5,113 at a rate of 391 in 2011 to the historic low of 24 infections at a rate of 43 per 100,000 persons at the end of 2018.
An increment in the rate of Chlamydia infections in Blue Earth County from the rate of 350 per 100, 000 county residents to a rate of 711 was reported in 2016 and 2018 respectively. The rates of Chlamydia infections were higher in the female population
On the other hand, the rates of Gonorrhoea infections in Blue Ridge County plummeted from a rate of 80 per 100, 000 persons to hit a low of 54 in 2018. According to the county health reports, Syphilis infections were non-existent from 2016 to 2018.
The Blue Earth County Department of Health has focused its preventive efforts to the adolescents and teens who are most vulnerable to HIV/STI infections. It offers support, funding, and technical assistance to deliver sexual health education to the teens across the county. The department also works closely with schools to provide secure and effective learning environments for all teens.
Mankato clinic urgent care and Planned Parenthood – Mankato Clinic are some of the health care facilities in the city where you may access specialized sexual health services. However, you may also consider alternative options like the Minnesota Department of Health or Interim HealthCare of Mankato MN that are also in the area.
Free STD/HIV testing and screening are offered in some facilities, but they are only available to specific age groups like teenagers. Some of the tests might also not be comprehensive in some cases.
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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.