What are the STI test options in North Lauderdale,FL?
North Lauderdale, FL, is in the midst of an STD epidemic that’s not showing signs of slowing down. In 2017, nearly 20,000 people were living in Fort Lauderdale with HIV, and 708 of those cases were new.
An estimated 13 % of people with new diagnoses developed AIDS within three months of identifying their HIV status. 71 % of new male infections spread through male-to-male sexual contact and 83 % of new diagnoses in women occurred through heterosexual contact.
It’s not just HIV. Chlamydia cases jumped from 9,928 new infections in 2016 to 11,347 in 2018 and gonorrhea diagnoses bounced from 3,632 in 2016 to 3,855 in 2018.
Local health officials in Broward County are worried about the spike in the area’s HIV rate to 45 new cases for every 100,000 people. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Fort Lauderdale is one of the four cities in Florida that have the highest rates in the country.
North Lauderdale offers dozens of STD testing facilities. Broward Health at the Margate Health Center on Coconut Creek Pkwy is one choice that’s easy to access off US 441 and via the # 60 bus.
Total MD is another option on W Cypress Creek Rd in Fort Lauderdale. Reach this clinic by the NW 62 S/NW 26 A bus.
STI screenings are also available at the Compassionate Hearts Serving Hands on NW 22nd St in Fort Lauderdale.
Yes, there might be some locations that provide free STD testing. These most likely require proof of income and it’s hard to find one with comprehensive STI screenings, treatment, and follow-up care in the same clinic.
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