What are the STI test options in Maple Valley,WA?
Maple Valley, a city in King County, serves mainly as a commuter town. Over the past few years, King County has experienced a rise in several STDs.
In 2016, 9,400 residents of King County experienced a case of chlamydia. By 2018, this yearly figure increased to 10,476 cases, a 10% increase. More worryingly, gonorrhea cases spiked, with a 25% increase in the number of cases recorded between 2016 and 2018.
Syphilis cases also increased by 26.5%, with primary and secondary syphilis cases in King County increasing from 292 recorded cases to 397 in 2018.
Thankfully, herpes prevalence has drastically reduced from 739 cases, and a prevalence rate of 35.1 per 100,000 residents in 2016 to just 15 recorded cases in 2018.
King County Public Health Department offers a range of vital STD prevention, testing, and education services to curb the rise in commonly transmitted diseases, and work to reduce the impact of STD epidemics such as herpes.
The HIV/STD Program runs from 5th Avenue in Seattle, WA, and the Harborview Medical Center STD clinic on Jefferson St, Seattle, are just two initiatives available to King County residents that provide STD and HIV/AIDS education, PrEP, and Ryan White HIV care services.
Several locations in King County can test and treat common STD infections experienced by King County residents, including the Planned Parenthoods of Western Washington in Bellevue and Federal Way, as well as HealthPoint Community Health Centers across the county.
Some clinics may offer low-cost or free STD testing, alongside community outreach and prevention services, but bookable appointments might not be an option, and you may experience long wait times as a result.
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