What are the STI test options in Princeton,NJ?
Mercer County’s Princeton is one of the towns in New Jersey that has been affected by sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). HIV/AIDS, chlamydia, gonorrhea and early, late, primary, and secondary syphilis are some of the most common ones.
Data from the New Jersey State Health Department shows that Mercer County recorded an STD rate of 623.6 cases per 100 individuals in 2012. By 2016, a slight decrease (1.5%) in the numbers of STDs reported was noticed, and the rate was 614.5 cases for every 100,000 populations.
According to 2017’s County and Municipal HIV/AIDS Statistics, Mercer County had an HIV prevalence rate of 414.8 by the end of 2017. The number of people living with HIV/AIDs in the county that year was 1,539.
New Jersey runs the Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program whose primary objective is to curb the spread of STDs in the state. Through the initiative, residents of Princeton can access confidential STD testing services. The project also helps those who are infected to seek treatment.
To access testing services for sexually transmitted infections (STIs), you can opt to go to the Princeton Health Department or Middlesex County STD Clinic in New Brunswick, NJ. Alternatively, you can visit the Planned Parenthood – Hamilton Health Center or the Bergen County Department of Health Services in Hackensack.
Some nearby public health facilities might provide free STD testing. The tests, however, might not be comprehensive. You may encounter long wait hours for results to come out. Furthermore, the medical centers may open at inconsistent time and doctor consultation might not be available.
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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.