What are the STI test options in Milford Mill,MD?
Milford Mill, encompassing communities in the suburbs of Baltimore, is considered a hotspot for common sexually transmitted diseases. Along with Baltimore City, the suburbs in Baltimore County have experienced an increase in the prevalence of chlamydia in recent years.
In 2008, 312 cases of chlamydia per 100,000 were recorded. In 2016, chlamydia cases increased by 38% to 504 cases per 100,000 persons. In 2018, 4,463 cases of chlamydia were documented in Baltimore County at a prevalence rate of 536.1 per 100,000.
In 2017, 112 new cases of HIV were diagnosed in Baltimore County. Of those documented, HIV is more prevalent in males, whereas only 37% of cases were linked to females. 29.6% of cases were recorded in adults aged 50-59, signaling a need for adult sexual health education, particularly for Non-Hispanic Blacks as they account for 68.6% of cases.
To help older adults embrace positive sexual health practices, particularly in at-risk communities, Baltimore County Health Department operates a vital STD/HIV Prevention Program that encompasses mobile std testing, partner therapy, and prevention education among other essential services.
Alongside mobile testing, the Baltimore County Public Health Department offers regular STD testing at the Woodlawn Health Center.
Alternative health organizations that provide essential STD testing and support services include the Park West Health System, Chase Brexton Health Care, and the Planned Parenthood of Maryland Incorporated, which has a clinic on Reisterstown Road.
Some clinics in Milford might offer free STD testing, but please note that hours and availability of STD clinics may vary, and there can be inconsistent wait times.
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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.