What are the STI test options in Sanford,NC?
Sexually transmitted diseases in Sanford has been on the rise. Cases of gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis top the list with about 2 million cases nationally.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, about 80% of all STD diagnosis are chlamydia, with young women been the highly infected. Gonorrhea cases increased by 15% while that of Primary & secondary syphilis among women recorded a 36% increase and a correspondent 28% for congenital syphilis.
The report indicates that young people between 15 to 24 years had the highest STD rates, gradually goes down, then increases among those between 40 and 50 years. Lack of sex education in schools, access to dating/ social apps and a hookup culture has contributed to the rise in STDs.
Sanford Public Health Department has launched a STD awareness program which will aggressively engage in community education, STD testing and screening in the month of April. The program will also sensitize the public on the relevance of the National HIV Testing Day – 27 the of June and World AIDs Day on 1st of December; platforms where STD testing will be done.
STD screening and testing is offered by a number of healthcare facilities in Sanford. Crisis Pregnancy Center and STD Testing Sanford are some clinics that provide testing services for a range of sexually transmitted diseases.
Some healthcare facilities may offer free STD testing in Sanford. However, provision of these services is subject to your income level eligibility and you may be required to pay for doctor consultation.
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