What are the STI test options in SeaTac,WA?
Chlamydia, herpes, HIV/AIDS, syphilis and gonorrhoea are some of the most commonly reported sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in SeaTac, WA. Their levels have remained high over the past decade.
The 2014 Sexually Transmitted Disease County Profile for King County showed that 7,332 cases of chlamydia were reported in 2014. As per a report from the Washington State Department of Health, the number of Chlamydia infections in the county rose to 9,760 in 2017.
The STD county profile further showed that Kind County had 2,219 gonorrhoea, 385 genital herpes, and 173 primary and secondary syphilis recorded cases in 2014.
As indicated in King County’s 2014 Sexually Transmitted Disease County Profile, the county had a chlamydia rate of 363.5 cases per 100,000 persons in 2014. This was slightly below Washington State’s chlamydia rate that was 376.7 in the same year.
King County has an HIV/STD program that provides various services to reduce the new STD infections. These include information about where to get tested, effective preventive measures, STD facts, condoms, PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) and PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis).
For STD testing, you may visit the King County Health Department Inc. Other close-by health centers that you can consider visiting to get tested for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) include Seattle King County Health and Planned Parenthood – Kent Valley Health Center.
You may find some medical facilities within SeaTac, WA rendering free STD testing services. On the downside, you might not get prescriptions for after test care if you test positive. You may also not be allowed to see the doctor on-site, and the tests might cover only a few STD test options.
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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.