What are the STI test options in Ridgeland,MS?
Mississippi has been on the national statewide wrong rankings of the sexually transmitted diseases and infections. At the apex of it all, its fifth position with new infections almost tripling since 2005.
According to the National Center for HIV/AIDs, Viral Hepatitis, STDs and TB Prevention; syphilis has increased from the rate of 6.4 in 2011 to 7.3 in 2015 with 7 congenital cases reported within that period. Chlamydia rate in 2015 was 580.2 while gonorrhea was 192.9 with women getting twice as more infected than men.
The report highlight that about 85% of men who have sex with other men have contracted HIV among other STDs. Black males of between 20 and 29 years are the worse hit taking over 70% burden of the infectious disease.
County health department working alongside other healthcare based clinics are providing extensional services through not-for-profit organizations, academic institutions and correctional centers. This outreach initiative seeks to encourage screening, treat, educate and curb the transmission of the diseases.
STD testing services entails lab tests for chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, hepatitis, HPV and conventional Blood HIV tests among many others. Newton County Health Department on 500 Decatur street and the Jasper County offices on 2761 15 highway Bay Springs are some public health centers that offer these services.
In addition, there are health centers that might provide free STD testing. However, they may require you to make prior appointment and walk-in options might not exist in these facilities. Furthermore, the services rendered might not cover all STDs and doctor consultation might not be available.
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