What are the STI test options in Norwalk,CT?
Compared to the rest of the US, Connecticut has low STD rates, but Norwalk is part of the New York metropolitan area, so its rates are a bit high compared to the rest of the state. Also, health officials are worried because STD rates in the state are going up.
In 2017, there were 291 people living with HIV or AIDS in Norwalk (the population of the city is a little under 90,000).
In 2015, 224 people in Norwalk were diagnosed with chlamydia, at a rate of 257 per 100K people. The rates of gonorrhea and primary and secondary syphilis were 35 and 2. Those aren’t terribly high, but the numbers should still come down. Most STDs are mostly preventable with condoms and dental dams (note that they won’t protect you from herpes).
Also, all sexually active people should be tested regularly, even if they are not experiencing symptoms. Most STDs are asymptomatic in the early stages, but if they’re left undetected and untreated, they can cause big, and irreversible, problems.
Norwalk has a few STD-testing clinics, and there are more options in the surrounding cities, including free STD testing at the county level if you can prove your inability to pay, and an organization focused on the LGBTQ community that provides free HIV testing.
AFC Urgent Care offers STD testing at their location in the Center Seven Shopping Center. The Norwalk Health Department on East Ave also provides STD testing for a low cost.
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