What are the STI test options in Monterey Park,CA?
San Gabriel Valley, of which Monterey Park is a part of, has experienced a spike in sexually transmitted diseases including syphilis and gonorrhea since 2012. Between 2014 and 2016, syphilis cases in Monterey Park were recorded at a rate of 12.4 per 100,000 residents, which is more than one-third of the rate of the whole of LA County. Syphilis cases doubled from 919 cases in 2012 to 1918 in 2016.
In the Annual HIV Surveillance report, it was estimated that 7% of the population of San Gabriel Valley was living with HIV in 2017. According to the LA Department of Public Health, Monterey Park accounted for a rate of 155 per 100,000 residents diagnosed with HIV that same year.
On a positive note, the LA Department of Public Health also reported that countywide, San Gabriel Valley experienced a 6% decline in chlamydia cases.
There are several STD testing clinics in Monterey Park, CA that offer both testing and treatment, including the outpatient clinic at the Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula and the Natividad Medical Center. Fortunately, for uninsured patients or those with a low income, free STD testing is available at some clinics, but bookable appointments might not be an option, and there may be long wait times.
Some clinics specialize in rapid HIV testing, although you might have to book your appointments in advance.
Establishments that provide STD testing to Monterey Park residents include several on Garfield Avenue, including the Alhambra Health Center and Chinatown Service Center.
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