What are the STI test options in Seal Beach,CA?
With a population of 24168 people, Seal Beach is a coastal city located in the western most corner of Orange County, California. In 2015, public health officials in Southern California raised alarm over the alarming cases of STDs and HIV in Orange County. It was noted that Gonorrhea rates were at historic lows in the early 2000’s but were posing a “significant health challenge” currently.
There was a 412% increase in Syphilis cases from 2011 to 2016 with a total of 458 cases in 2015. Gonorrhea cases saw a 204% increase in the number of cases with a total of 2322 cases reported in 2015 as compared to 972 cases that were reported in 2011. Chlamydia on the other hand recorded 11377 cases in 2015 as compared to 7926 cases in 2011, a 59% increase. The highest rates of Chlamydia in Orange County were among women aged 15-24 and men aged between 20 and 34.
“The brain hasn’t developed just yet. That explains why kids just do things without thinking. It is a risky age bracket and teaching them about sex helps them stop and think critically about their actions.” Nazly Restrepo Santa Ana.
Health officials in Seal Beach, California are encouraging the youth to know their HIV and STD status. There are both public and private facilities offering STD testing services with some of the public facilities offering free STD testing though long wait times and the fact that results might not be immediate make up a few of the cons.
Long Beach Health Centre, STD Clinic – City of Long Beach and Planned Parenthood Long Beach are some of the numerous options for STD testing in Seal Beach, California.
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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.