What are the STI test options in Palo Alto,CA?
Palo Alto is a city in Santa Clara County in Northern California. For the year 2018, there were 8,327 new cases of Chlamydia, 2,180 cases of Gonorrhea, and 528 cases of Syphilis. In 2016, there were 134 new cases of HIV.
Some sexually transmitted infections are on the upswing in Santa Clara County, according to the county. While the rates of new HIV cases have leveled out across the South Bay county, rates of gonorrhea and syphilis have nearly quadrupled since 2010, according to the county.
Santa Clara County Department of Public Health is active in the community developing relationships with care providers and community partners to provide resources for STD/HIV prevention.
They also provide Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Navigation Services, a Positive Connections Program for newly diagnosed HIV individuals, and Partner Services to inform patients of potential exposure to HIV.
A few clinics to choose from in Palo Alto is the Positive Care Clinic on Quarry Rd or the MayView Community Health Center on Grant Ave.
There is a public health clinic called the Crane Center on Lenzen Avenue in nearby San Jose. Other options include the Asian American for Community Involvement on The Alameda and the Billy DeFrank Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Community Center also on The Alameda in San Jose.
Some clinics may offer free STD testing but others may not. Other things to take into consideration while choosing a clinic are possible long wait times and inconvenient hours or services may depend on income and welfare eligibility.
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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.