What are the STI test options in San Juan Capistrano,CA?
The city of San Juan Capistrano, CA, is experiencing an STD crisis. Between 2011 and 2016, Orange County alone had a 412% increase in new syphilis cases. Also on the rise is chlamydia with a 59% increase over the 5-year-period.
The county’s also in line with the rising gonorrhea diagnoses which went up by 204% between the same time years. New gonorrhea cases went up by more than double the number of new infections in 2013. Of the 3,574 new diagnoses in 2017, nearly 2,400 were men.
Orange County officials are up in arms over the out of control number of new STD infections in the area. Experts believe that the county needs more awareness of STIs to get more people in the locales to take screenings more seriously.
There are a few locations in San Juan Capistrano for comprehensive STD testing and related services such as education, treatment, and follow-up care.
One option is the Camino Health Center on Camino Capistrano. Another location is the Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties at the Mission Viejo Health Center on La Paz Rd near the intersection of Chrisanta Dr and La Paz Rd.
STI screenings are also available at the Laguna Beach Community Clinic on 3rd St. The nearest bus stop is at the corner of Mermaid St and 3rd St.
Some sites may offer free STD testing. They will need proof of income to provide free services, and it may be limited to only STI testing.
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