What are the STI test options in Owensboro, KY?
Owensboro, KY, has been experiencing a surge in the cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reported over the years. According to the Kentucky State Health Profile, 336 people were living with HIV in 2015 in Kentucky. Most people affected by sexually transmitted infections in Kentucky were adolescents and young adults.
In 2011, the rate of both primary and secondary syphilis was 3 cases per 100,000 people. It rose to 3.3 diagnoses per 100,000 population in 2015. Between 2011 and 2015, 12 congenital syphilis cases were reported.
In 2015, Kentucky had a chlamydia rate of 395.2 per 100,000 while that of gonorrheal infections was 106 diagnoses per 100,000 persons. The rate of chlamydia among women was 2.2 times higher than that of the men living in the state.
The Kentucky Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevention and Control Program aims at preventing the spread of sexually transmitted infections within the region. It promotes the awareness of different STIs and encourages the residents of Owensboro, KY, to get tested.
STI testing services are offered at the Daviess County Health Department. You may also go to the Kentucky Cabinet for health and family services or the Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Incorporated (Evansville Health Center).
You may get low-cost or free STD testing services at some of the public health centers near Owensboro, KY. Even though, the walk-in option might be unavailable, and their availability may be inconsistent. Furthermore, the tests might not be comprehensive.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.