What are the STI test options in National City,CA?
From 2012 to 2016, a total number of 186 cases of HIV were reported in National City, California. This was about 3.0 percent of the National City population infected with HIV.
Chlamydia was the most commonly reported STD in the county. There was an increase of Chlamydia cases from 1998 when 7,006 cases were recorded at a rate of 259.2 to a total number of 20,810 infections reported in 2017. The rate of chlamydia in women was found to be 1.6 times the rate in men.
There was an overall increase in Gonorrhea infections in the entire San Diego County. From 1,587 cases reported in 1998 at a rate of 58.7, the number had increased to a figure of 5,947 at a rate of 179.7 per 100,000 persons in 2017. The rate of Gonorrhea in males was almost three times the rate in females.
The overall rate of Syphilis, however, infections have been fluctuating over the years. In 1988, there were 424 Syphilis infections, and in 2017, the number had increased to 581. The rates were highest among males aged 25 to 34 years.
The San Diego County Department of Health is providing financial assistance for HIV victims available through third-party financiers. Also available, are navigation and enrollment services for clients to access services that meet their needs.
There are a variety of health centers in National City where you can seek STD/HIV assistance. A few of the available options are hospitals such as are Paradise Valley Hospital, National City Family Health Center, and Scripps Mercy Hospital Chula Vista.
Free STD/HIV testing, screening, and treatment may be available in some of the health facilities. Unfortunately, results might not be immediate and you might have to wait for about one week or even two in some cases.
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