What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Redland,MD?

Redland is a census-designated place in Montgomery County. The county’s HIV prevalence rates have increased from 3369 per 100,000 persons in both 2014 and 2015 to 3908 per 100,000 individuals in 2017, followed by a steady decrease to 3464 per 100,000 persons in 2020.

Since 2014, the rate of Chlamydia infections have increased from 265.7 per 100,000 persons to 416.5 per 100,000 individuals.

Gonorrhea infections have fluctuated over the past few years, with an increase from 37.1 per 100,000 in 2015 to 68.6 per 100,000 individuals in 2017, followed by a slight drop to rates of 62.3 per 100,000 persons.

The rate of Syphilis infections has also fluctuated from 2015 to 2018. The rate decreased from 3.7 per 100,000 individuals in 2015 to 3.1 per 100,000 persons in 2016, followed by a double increment to 6.2 per 100,000 individuals in 2018.

In efforts to protect public members against the spread of HIV/STDs, The Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services offers free condoms and comprehensive sexual health training to individuals, including youths and those at risk. It also works with local healthcare providers to improve access to HIV/STD testing services.      

Physicians Now Urgent Care and Walk-In Clinic Rockville MD, Planned Parenthood – Gaithersburg Health Center, and Adventist HealthCare Shady Grove Medical Center are some of the medical facilities that offer STD/HIV screening services

You could also access free STD screening in Redland, but testing hours and doctor availability might not be convenient, and multiple payment methods might not be available.