What are the STI test options in Mishawaka, IN?
Mishawaka, IN is the second largest city in St. Joseph County where figures for of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) rose for the third year in a row according to the latest count.
While there were 30,847 cases of chlamydia in 2016, there were 34,278 cases in 2017 and 9,541 cases in 2016 and 11,385 cases in 2017 for gonorrhea, showing an increase of 11% and 19% respectively, rates that are greater than the state and U.S. average.
The largest affected group were aged 15 to 25.
“The state Department of Health is particularly concerned about gonorrhea. Rates are reaching levels not seen since the 1990s.”
There are several options for STD testing in Mishawaka, IN including a Planned Parenthood clinic that will test for and treat a range of STDs. The Olive Health Center is also available on McKinley Avenue where low-cost options are on offer, and discreet STD testing can be performed for adolescents.
Clinics are also available in nearby South Bend, IN such as at the AIDS Assist of Northern Indiana, which may facilitate walk-ins.
STD tests will likely cover chlamidya and gonorrhea for which rates are high as well as other STDs. There may also be free STD testing available and free HIV tests with options for rapid HIV testing so you can know your status straight away but wait times may be long. Other fees may be applied on a sliding scale according to your ability to pay.
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