What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Merrick,NY?
New York State has been on the spotlight for being among top states in the United States of America with highs of sexually transmitted diseases. In Merrick, cases of STDs among the teenagers and young people both men and women has 50% total share, which is quite alarming.
According to the New York States STD vital record, Town of Hempstead home to Merrick town in 2010 through to 2012 reported 249 new HIV diagnoses among people 13 years and above. Syphilis had a rate of 10.2 in 2015 up from 5.6 with 66 congenital cases reported within that period.
In statewide ranking, New York is 7th for Syphilis, 12th and 16th for chlamydia and gonorrhea respectively. Chlamydia has a rate of 524 (650.9 for females and 398.8 for males) while that of gonorrhea is 129.4 cases per 100,000 people.
Health Authorities in Merrick have established that despite rampant incidences of sexually transmitted diseases, expansive STD control measures have made the menace not to go out of control. There has been willingness to take medication to patients who test positive more so with HIV/AIDs.
Several STD testing centers has been established following mass education and importance of regular screening. Some of the public health facilities you can visit is the Open Door Brewster on 155 main street, Putnam County Department of Health on 1 Geneva road and Hudson River Healthcare along 6 Henry street in Beacon.
Some local health centers may provide free STD testing but they may charge you to seek doctor consultation services or they may limit you to only one mode of payment. Besides, the health centers may use to your level of income and area of residency to determine your eligibility.
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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.