What are the STI test options in Newport News,VA?

According to ADISVu and an Emory University study, the area of Newport News encompasses some of the highest HIV and AIDS rates in the region. The HIV and AIDS rate has reached 538 cases per 100,000 residents. The situation is equally troubling for STDs in general, not just AIDS and HIV specifically.

Newport News ranks as the 37th most diseased city in the United States with a rate of 1100 STDs per 100,000 residents.

To help combat the growing STD rates, the Virginia Department of Health has cultivated community partnerships to help assess and promote healthy living. Low cost services and drug purchasing assistance programs are offered throughout the area to those who are uninsured or underinsured. Minority AIDS Support Services in Newport News attends various events in the area to provide information, education, and free STD testing.

From the Virginia Department of Health on J Clyde Morris Boulevard to Walgreens on Warwick Boulevard, it’s not difficult to locate a convenient testing center. There are even more locations in the nearby Hampton area.


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STD Statistics In Newport News city County, VA



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Statistics reported is based on publicly available data sources such as CDC for Newport News city County, VA. Data is normalized to accurately report Newport News city County STD Breakdown.

Additional STD Test Statistics in Newport News, VA

Not only are Chlamydia and Gonorrhea incidents sky rocketing, but  also early Syphilis and HIV. In 2010 the city reported the highest incident of Syphilis, with the majority being young  males between the ages of 15-24.

The statistics also show that young men and women are at a greater risk of contracting an STD, and that these rising numbers are also increasing older residents chances of testing positive for a sexually transmitted disease. Until everyone in the area understands how important it is to get tested regularly, the number of infections will continue to rise in the area.

Some of the statistics that have health officials concerned include,

  • In 2009 there were 3,467 cases of Gonorrhea, with 2,008 incidents reported in African American females between the ages of 15 to 24.
  • There were over 8,000 women diagnosed with Chlamydia in 2009 compared to 3,422 men.
  • From 2004 to 2008 the area saw a sharp increase in reported HIV incidents and now has one of the highest rates in the state.

STD Testing and Sexual Health Education in Newport News, VA

While the state does leave the choice of curriculum presented to teens up to the individual city, most still opt to use the federally subsidized abstinence only program. This program does cover the basic misconceptions regarding HIV and its spread, but it does not explain any part of the sexual process. In addition other STDs are only briefly covered, and abstinence is promoted instead of discussing how to stay safe if a teen is sexually active.

Some STDs can be spread through casual contact, which is why regular Herpes testing in Newport News is some important. The simple procedure only takes a minute and can help stop the spread of this common STD. Regular HIV testing in Newport News is also critical for continued good health, and the quick visit to a community health center could potentially save your life.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Demographics in Newport News, VA

Demographics plays a large role in the STD rates for an area. There are several factors that are affecting the city’s STD rates which include ethnicity, income, age, and choice of career.

The large naval population ensures a steady stream of visitors and returning residents, many of whom have not been tested for a STD. This often leads to many of the city’s permanent residents becoming infected with a sexually transmitted infection. While Navy officials are working on ways to protect their seamen from sexually transmitted diseases, the best method of protection is to get tested regularly.

Many of the city’s lower income neighborhoods do not have adequate health centers, and it is also difficult for these families to afford regular testing. Due to the lack of information available, residents may not even know that they are at risk.

Teens are becoming sexually active at a younger age, and many do not understand the risks involved. The abstinence only programs are helping to control the number of teen pregnancies, but it is not slowing down the spread of STDs. Until everyone in the city understands how important it is to get tested regularly, the number of STDs reported each year will continue to rise.

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Spending the day exploring this historic maritime city is always recommended, but so is STI testing. Newport News has affordable STD clinics that can have your results in less than 48 hours. The environment is discreet, and your privacy is secure.


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