What are the STI test options in Oakton,VA?
According to CDC data, Oakton, located in Fairfax County Virginia showed a drop in HIV cases in 2015 and 2016 HIV statistics with the county recording an HIV prevalence of 231 .8 cases and 231.0 cases respectively per 100,000 people. 2,329 people were living with HIV out of a total population of 896345, at 0.26 %.
Chlamydia cases were 2,959 at a rate of 2,591.1 per 100,000 while Gonorrhea registered 26.5 cases in 2015 and 46.2 cases in 2016 per 100,000 people. Primary and Secondary Syphilis recorded 20 cases at a rate of 1.8 in 2015 while 2016 recorded 31 cases at a rate of 2.7 in 2016.
“By honing in on the special needs of our community, we can see there is a significant change in cases of sexually transmitted infections” — Alton Hart Director of Cater Health District.
Within and around Oakton, there are many public and private clinics where you can get tested. Some of them may offer free STD testing, but you may have to be patient since the wait times might be inconsistent, and the test results may not be immediate.
You can visit Walgreens Clinic, 10320 Main St Fairfax, which offers HIV testing and HIV conventional blood test. We also have The Inova Juniper Program at 2740 Prosperity Avenue.
You can also visit The Fairfax Health Department at 3750 Old Lee Hwy who offer; Chlamydia, Syphilis, Gonorrhea, HIV blood conventional tests, Herpes, Hepatitis A and B tests as well as HIV tests.