What are the STI test options in Niles,IL?
The HIV incidence rate has been rising over the years in Cook County. Within four years, the number of infections shot up from 24,143 at a rate of 559 in 2014 to 25,623 at a rate of 586 in 2018.
Syphilis infections escalated from 576 at a rate of 10.7 in 2007 to 1,938 at a rate of 37.3 in 2016. 90 percent of the Syphilis infections were found in the male population.
The overall incidence rate of Gonorrhea infections rose over the years with infections prevalent among persons aged 15 to 35 years. The infections surged from 12,338 at a rate of 229.5 in 2007 to a peak of 13,608 at a rate of 262.0 in 2016.
The county department of health noted extremely high Chlamydia infections in Cook county, especially in the female population. The numbers rose from 30,881 at a rate of 574.3 in 2007 to an unprecedented high of 41,056 at 790.0 in 2016.
A large number of teenagers and young adults engage in high-risk behaviors and cannot be reached via traditional campaigns. The Cook County Department of Health has adopted social media marketing by using videos and the Internet to deliver HIV prevention interventions.
Lutheran General Hospital EMS office, Brikha Medical Center are some of the clinics in Nile village that you may check out for STD/HIV testing and treatment. If you are considering walk in services, you may also take a look at facilities like Physicians Immediate Care – Niles and Planned Parenthood – Rogers Park Health Center.
There are a few clinics in Niles village that may offer free STD testing but only to specific age groups, especially individuals under 19 years. Moreover, they may not offer prescriptions for after test care eveb if you have tested positive
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