What are the STI test options in San Diego,CA?
Chlamydia is the most reported communicable disease in San Diego County, with 18,904 cases reported in 2016, which shows an 8.5% increase between the years of 2015 and 2016.
The rates for Gonorrhea increased in San Diego County by 35%, as well, with 4,992 cases reported in 2016.
Cases of primary and secondary Syphilis increased by 6.7% from 2015 to 2016, as well. More than 300,000 people in California were diagnosed with Gonorrhea, Syphilis, or Chlamydia in 2017, which is a 45% increase over the last 5 years.
Public and private testing options are available throughout San Diego.
There are many testing centers available, including 7 Planned Parenthood locations on 1st Avenue, Camino Ruiz, Clairemont Mesa Boulevard, Mission Bay Drive, College Avenue, University Avenue, and Euclid Avenue.
There is a center especially for the LGBT community on Centre Street and a multicultural center on Polk Avenue. There are many private testing centers available, as well. You can also see if you qualify for free STD testing, which is offered periodically throughout the year. You will have to check to see when it is offered and it might not be in time if you already think that you were exposed to a sexually transmitted disease.
There are many options for getting tested for STDs in the San Diego area. We can help.
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- Please contact the individual public clinic to confirm pricing. Test pricing at public clinics many times depend on income and welfare eligibility.