STD statistics for Pittsburgh, CA are wrapped up in county-wide figures for Contra Costa County that show the number of cases is on a steady rise, particularly among under 25-year-olds.
Both chlamydia and gonorrhea affect more women in the county than men. In 2011, for instance, there were around twice as many females infected with chlamydia than men within the 4,437 recorded cases.
The difference has been less stark for gonorrhea although 523 females, as opposed to 337 men, were affected by the disease in 2011. For Syphilis, figures increased dramatically over 13 years from one recorded case in 1998 to 64 cases in 2011 but only four of the latter were female.
“Although rising, county STD rates are below state averages. For instance, in 2015, 1 in 206 people in California had chlamydia, in Contra Costa, 1 in 236 did.”
For STD testing in Pittsburgh, CA, you can visit the Contra Costa Health Services at the Pittsburgh Health Center on Loveridge Road off of the California Delta Highway that tests for a range of STDs and closes late most days.
Also, within eight miles of Pittsburgh, CA, are a number of clinics for STD and HIV testing including Planned Parenthood in Antioch and public health facilities Contra Costa Health Services at both Bay Point Family Health Center and Concord Health Center.
Free STD testing may be available as fees are often applied on a sliding scale. However, there may be long wait times and appointments are often necessary.