What are the STI test options in New City,NY?
Located in an affluent census-designated area in Clarkstown, Rockland County, New City STD statistics are not appealing. CDC data suggest that Rockland had a total of 843 STDs cases, at a rate of 265.30 per 100000 in 2013.
Chlamydia continued to be the most reportable STI in Rockland as well as New City with a 7% increase in 2016 with females aged between 15-24 reporting the highest rates. In 2017, Rockland reported a total of 944 diagnoses with 293 of the cases being among men and 651 among women at a combined rate of 307.0 per 100000.
A total of 124 cases of Gonorrhea were reported at a prevalence rate of 41.2 per 100000 with 114 of them being among women. There were 6 cases of Primary and Secondary Syphilis reported at a prevalence rate of 1.9 per 100000.
“Rather than focus on fear and preaching against having a pleasurable sex life, we should advocate for the use of condoms and respect of pleasure as well as knowing the mechanisms you can use to prevent HIV and STDs.” Dr Demetre Daskalakis, Deputy Commissioner for the Division of Disease Control of the New York City.
New City, NY, has several places where you can get tested. Public clinics may offer free STD testing though inconsistent wait times and the fact that people will know why you are there may come as a disadvantage.
You can visit the Rockland County Department of Health as well as Planned Parenthood Spring Valley, which is just 15 minutes away from New City.
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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.