What are the STI test options in Redding,CA?
Redding is the largest city in the Shasta Cascade region and, as such, serves as the seat for Shasta County. Health officials for Northern California expressed concern and frustration over rising rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the Redding area. In 2015 alone, they reportedly had a rate of 115 out of 100,000 people living with HIV.
According to the data report put together by California for 2017, there were 571 new cases of chlamydia in Shasta County.
Putting their rate at 319.9 per 100,000 people tested. For gonorrhea in 2017, they reported 200 new outbreaks. Placing the rate at 112.0 per 100,000 people. Primary and secondary syphilis rates were also up with 29 new diagnoses in 2017. That gives Shasta County a rate of 16.2 per 100,000 people tested. No new cases of congenital syphilis were reported in 2017.
If you need to get tested and are in the Redding area, here are some affordable options. There’s a Planned Parenthood located on Bechelli Lane. Call before you visit to ensure they are open; most HIV and STD testing will be covered affordably. Women’s Health Specialists provides STI testing for all genders at their clinic on Victor Avenue. If you don’t have insurance, call to see if you qualify for free STD testing. Hilltop Medical is a walk-in clinic with two locations you can choose from: Eureka Way or Hilltop Drive.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Redding clinics with our easy-to-read chart.
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