What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Peekskill,NY?
There was a slight decline in HIV infections in the city of Peekskill, New York. The infections dropped from 3,752 at a rate of 474 in 2014 to hit the low of 3,299 at a rate of 403 in 2018.
Many residents in Peekskill City were infected with Chlamydia or at a high risk of contracting the infections. The cases escalated from 3,964 at a rate of 281.5 in 2015 to 4,917 at a rate of 352.2 in 2017.
There was an increment in the number of Syphilis infections from 104 at a rate of 11.4 in 2015 to 142 at a rate of 15.8 in 2017.
Gonorrhea infections were, however, moderate in number with the infections being slightly higher in the male population. The infections surged from 499 at a rate of 56.8 in 2015 to 672 at a rate of 76.8 in 2017.
The Westchester County Department of Health has increased the number of mobile testing units to make STD/HIV testing, screening, and treatment accessible to the medically under-served population and people living in remote areas. It has increased the availability of HIV testing by extending its operating hours to late evenings and weekends.
You can access HIV/STD services at the HRHCare Urgent Care – Peekskill or Planned Parenthood – Spring Valley Health Center located at the heart of Peekskill City. Other health centers found near the city include CareMount Medical and the NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Westchester – Primary, Family Practice.
Peekskill residents can access free STD testing in some of the city clinics, but prescriptions for after test care may not be available if they test positive, and some of the tests may be based on income and welfare eligibility of the patient.
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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.