What are the STI test options in Maplewood,MN?
Ramsey County is one of Minnesota’s counties with the highest transmission rates of STDs. Chlamydia cases have been rampant in the county. Every year, chlamydia rates in the region increase. A little over five years ago, Ramsey County was among the three top hotbeds for chlamydia.
In a 2012 Disease Report by the Ramsey County Health Department, the county recorded 2,696 cases of chlamydia which had a corresponding morbidity rate of 530 incidences per 100,000 population. These numbers represent a 1.3% increase in transmission rate from 2011.
In the county, gonorrhea cases are somewhat equally distributed between males and females. In 2012, 57% of new gonorrhea diagnoses occurred among females. 14% of all gonorrhea cases were recorded in the Saint Paul Public Health Clinic.
Through the Disease Prevention and Control Division, RCDH aims to reduce the rate of infection among the county population. The program provides STD/HIV prevention services and public sexual health education. Additionally, it offers training workshops that churn out professional STD health workers to dispense quality care.
In Maplewood and the greater Ramsey County, you can visit several STD testing centers to know your status. For example, you can visit the Minnesota Community Care Centers situated along Cesar Chavez St (La Clinica), E 7th St (East Side Family Clinic), and Timberlake Rd (McDonough Homes Clinic).
Other clinics include the RCDH Saint Paul District Clinic 555 located along Cedar St and the Red Door Clinic on Portland Ave.
Maplewood residents may get free STD testing from several other clinics. However, you may be charged for specific tests and a small selection of services. Also, the doctors may be operating on a limited schedule thus you might be required to schedule an appointment a week or two in advance.
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