What are the STI test options in Ponte Vedra, FL?
The number of HIV cases in St. Johns county rose subtly from 19 at an incidence rate of 16.8 in 1998 to 23 HIV infections at a rate of 10.0 in 2017. There was, however, a dramatic increase in Gonorrhea infections from 78 at a rate of 46.0 in 2006 to 181 infections at a rate of 74.9 in 2018.
Chlamydia continues to be the most commonly reported infectious disease with approximately 217 infections at a rate of 127.9 reported in 2006. The infections rose to 728 at a rate of 301.4 in 2018.
Syphilis infections rose from a low of 5 cases in 2006 at a rate of 3 to reach 37 infections at a rate of 15.3 in 2018.
St Johns County Department of Health has responded to STD/HIV infections by taking the campaigns online in order to reach high-risk groups like teenagers and young adults. Through this initiative, most teenagers who use the internet are able to access HIV prevention programs issued by the county department of health.
HIV/STD services can be accessed in some of the medical facilities found in Ponte Vedra like the Urgent Care Cure and Planned Parenthood – Jacksonville Health Center.
Residents could also consider other clinics like Baptist Medical Center Beaches and Mayo Clinic.
To qualify for free STD/HIV services in some health care facilities you may have to be medically underserved or uninsured and undergo some frustrating eligibility tests. Besides that, you might still be required to pay for consultation fees.
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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.