What are the STI test options in New Albany,IN?
STD incidences in Floyd County have become a health pandemic, with the current transmission rates signifying a considerable increase in infection since the 90s. Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis account for the highest rates among commonly tested infectious diseases.
A preliminary STD Analysis report that ranked Indiana Counties by STD counts and rates specified that Floyd County filed 308 new cases of chlamydia as of December 2017. It was the most prevalent STD with a rate of 396.0.
Gonorrhea had the second-highest rate of transmission – 205.8 cases per 100,000 population with 158 reported incidences. At the same time, there were but five (5) cases of syphilis.
The Kentuckiana AIDS Alliance (KAA) in Floyd County has a goal; of bringing on board various organizations and individuals to collectively unite against the fight against STDs and HIV. The project’s goal is to provide support to the infected population. It also aims to prevent HIV spread through community education, involvement, and outreach.
For STD care, you can visit one of the locally available clinics in Floyd County. An example is the Floyd County Health Department clinic located on Goble Street Prestonsburg, KY, which may provide testing services for the common STDs and Hepatitis vaccine.
Additionally, the Walgreens HIV Society Network clinic located along Spring Street in Jefferson may provide on HIV treatment and counseling. Furthermore, you can head down to the Planned Parenthood clinics; one on Paoli Pikel Pl and the other in Kentucky.
Free STD testing may be an option in other locally available clinics. However, clients may wait for lengthy whiles, or doctors may not be on site for consultation.
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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.