What are the STI test options in Phenix City,AL?
Phenix City has been recording rising rates of infectious diseases, notably sexually transmitted infections. In conjunction with the Alabama Rural Health Association, the Alabama Department of Public Health released a report on Russell County’s STD prevalence rates in 2013.
According to the report, there were 695 new incidences of sexually transmitted diseases between January 2012 and March 2013. The figure represents an STD prevalence rate of 127.4 per 100,000 individuals.
Also, the survey indicated that there were 31 new cases of HIV infection from 2009 through 2011. The disease had a rate of 19.5 cases per 100,000 population, as compared to Alabama’s infection rate of 14.6.
The state’s Public Health Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care works closely with other community centers to control HIV rates, provide education, and promote healthy behavior among community members. Located in Montgomery, clients may also receive referrals to other clinics where they may receive HIV testing and treatment.
You can visit the Russel County Health Department located on W Luray St. Here, you may receive a wide range of STD care, including testing, prevention, and treatment, as well as case management services.
Otherwise, you may visit other nationwide providers for testing services — the Planned Parenthood clinic along 27th Place South. Clients may get a wide range of STD services, including testing, treatments, and immunization.
You may also find other health clinics that may deliver free STD testing and treatment. The disadvantage is that it may not have the prescribed drugs in case the results are positive. Also, the opening hours may be inconvenient.
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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.