North Royalton is a suburb that is south of Cleveland in Cuyahoga County, Ohio. Recent county statistics show that the rate of chlamydia is 803.4, gonorrhea is 298.1, syphilis is 4.0, and HIV is 424.2 for every 100,000 people living in the county.
A report released Thursday by the Cleveland Department of Public Health shows the number of chlamydia cases in Cleveland and Cuyahoga County dropping slightly in 2012, but gonorrhea cases continuing to rise.
North Royalton public health is managed by Cuyahoga County Board of Health. The county supports efforts to prevent the spread of STDs throughout the county through programs and initiatives such as the Ryan White Program for HIV patients, HIV/STD Prevention Hotline, and also develops materials such as flyers and brochures for public education and advocacy.
There are a few options within and nearby when choosing an STD testing clinic. There is a medical clinic on Ridge Rd in North Royalton. Another choice is an urgent care clinic on Pleasant Valley Rd in Parma.
Other options to choose from include the Cuyahoga County Board of Health clinic in Parma on Venture Dr, Neighborhood Family Practice Puritas Clinic on Puritas Ave in Cleveland, and a planned parenthood location on Broadview Rd in Cleveland.
While some clinics may offer free STD testing, other clinics may not. Moreover, some clinics do not offer comprehensive testing, may require an appointment before visiting, and services may depend on income and welfare eligibility.