What are the STI test options in Marietta,GA?
Statistics for Marietta, GA are included within county-wide figures analyzed by the Cobb and Douglas Public Health Department, which recorded 6,598 STDs in Cobb and Douglas Counties.
In addition, 2,688 visits were made for STD services and 2,198 visits were made to the HIV clinic.
Cobb County also reported the 60th highest number of primary and secondary syphilis cases in the country of which males made up the vast majority of cases as did African-Americans of all genders and ages.
Cobb is also among the 48 counties that President Donald Trump has targeted for a national plan to stop the spread of HIV.
In 2014, 416 people for every 100,000 were living with HIV in the county with a population of 755,754. By the end of 2017, 4,011 people were living with HIV in Cobb and Douglas counties and HIV was designated a significant health concern.
“Cobb County saw 76 AIDS-related deaths between 2012 and 2016. Five deaths took place within a single census tract, the highest number of deaths to occur inside a single census tract.”
Marietta, GA serves resident looking for STD testing and HIV checks. There is a Planned Parenthood in the city and an AIDs specific organization Someone Cares Incorporated that offers HIV tests.
The city also hosts a number of public health clinics including in the County Services Parkway building, on the old 41 Highway and on Lower Russell Road.
Usually, fees are applied on a sliding scale but some centers offer free HIV tests. Free STD testing may be available but may be dependent on insurance details.
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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.