What are the STI test options in Skokie,IL?
The village of Skokie, Illinois belongs to the great county of Cook. Cook County is the 2nd most populous county in America right after—you guessed it—Los Angeles County. Being a suburb of Chicago means Skokie shares their STD reporting rates. Which have been a little high in recent years.
For 2016, the chlamydia rate of suburban Cook County reached 461.1 per 100,000 people tested. Those diagnoses were largely found in young women aged 15-24 years.
That seems to be a nationwide trend. It’s important for women to get regularly screened as chlamydia is often asymptomatic and can lead to infertility if left untreated.
2016 rates for gonorrhea in the Skokie area were 112.7 per 100,000 people. Primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis for Cook County that same year was 8.3 for every 100,000. In 2017, Chicago reported 743 new cases of HIV. With 84.2% of them being in males, and 15.8% found in women. 171 people in Chicago living with HIV passed away in 2017. The Chicago Department of Public Health seeks to combat this problem by offering preventive clinical services, disease testing, and treatment at low costs. Call to find out if you qualify for free STD testing and ask what proof you will need to bring with you to your appointment.
For affordable STI screening in the Skokie area, there is a family clinic located on Skokie Boulevard. Ultra Med Urgent Care on Dempster street offers HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis testing. They’re open Monday through Friday and Saturdays as well. InOut Labs is also located on Dempster Street. Their services include comprehensive STD panel, HIV, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, chlamydia, and hepatitis B.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Skokie clinics with our easy-to-read chart.
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