What are the STI test options in Royal Oak,MI?
According to the health reports, HIV cases remained stable from 2012 to 2016. In 2013, 140 cases were recorded, and there was a slight increase to 144 cases, translating to 12.55 percent per 100,000 persons in the year 2016.
The rate of HIV infections was highest in the 20 to 24 years age group and 82 percent of the aggregate diagnoses occurred in males.
A large increase of 4,192 Chlamydia cases was reported in 2016 at a rate of 5.25 percent. It was noted that Chlamydia infections were higher in the female population.
There was a decrease in Gonorrhea rates from 2012 to 2015. Only 836 cases were recorded in 2012, and there was a sharp increase to 1,023 cases in 2016.
Syphilis cases have been increasing over the years. From 96 cases reported in 2012, the number reached an all-time high of 167 cases in 2016.
To reduce the number of HIV/STD infections, the Oakland County Health Department is working together with HIV care providers to improve patient retention in health care facilities and to ensure clients receive comprehensive care. To achieve this, the department has allocated funds to provide health care providers with the necessary financial and technical resources.
There are a couple of health care facilities in Oakland City that residents can visit for STD/HIV testing and treatment.
Beaumont Outpatient Clinic and Royal Oak are among the options you could consider. Additionally, Planned Parenthood and Ferndale Health Center are also just around the area.
There are some health care facilities that may provide free STD/HIV treatment and testing. However, doctor consultation might be an extra charge in some cases.
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City or County Department Sexual Health Clinics Near Royal Oak,MI
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