Rio Linda is a census-designated place in Sacramento county. Data from Sacramento County Health reports indicated that HIV/STD infections have been predominant in the county for the past few years.
There was an increase in HIV cases from 3,169 in 2015 to 4,112 in 2020.
The health department noted a rise in Chlamydia infections from 7,626 at a rate of 517.1 in 2014 to 11,645 at a rate of 758.7 in 2018.
Gonorrhea cases also multiplied from 2,208 at a rate of 149.7 in 2014 to 3,838 at a rate of 250.1 in 2018.
The number of people diagnosed with Syphilis was considerable over the years. The health department’s data indicated a rise in both primary and secondary cases from 141 at a rate of 9.6 in 2014 to 418 cases at a rate of 27.2 in 2018.
To moderate the rate of infection in Rio Linda, CA, the Sacramento county health department through the Ryan White HIV/AIDS program improves the quality and availability of medical care for individuals and families from the low-income communities affected by HIV. Its officials also educate non-healthcare staff working in youth-serving organizations about the STI epidemic and the resources available.
Several clinics, such as Planned Parenthood – North Highlands Health Center and Concentra Urgent Care provide sexual health services to residents in Rio Linda, CA. Other medical facilities include Sutter General Hospital and Mercy General Hospital.
You may receive free STD testing in some of the medical centers. But, the costs might not be upfront, and an extra charge might be required for a doctor’s consultation.