What are the STI test options in Smyrna,GA?
Recent health surveillance by the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention), indicated an increasing number of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in several counties in Georgia. One of the worst-hit regions is Cobb County, where syphilis is the leading infectious diseases.
According to 2016 CDC health survey, the Cobb County ranks among the 60th region in the nation with the highest number of syphilis occurrences. In 2015, there were 82 new syphilis diagnoses. That signifies a prevalence rate of 11 cases per 100,000 individuals.
The County Health Rankings & Roadmaps reported on HIV epidemiology in Cobb County. According to the survey, there were 280 new HIV infections as per the end of 2008 in a population of 714,691 persons.
In Cobb, the HIV Early Intervention Services (HIV/ EIS) focuses on creating prevention measures to prevent the prevalence of STD rates. It provides community-focused programs that include STD education, safer sex kits, as well as HIV pre- and post-test counseling.
One of the places you may consider for STD testing is the Cobb & Douglas Public Health clinic located along County Services Parkway. The health center may offer care for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, and HIV on a walk-in basis.
Alternatively, you may turn to the Planned Parenthood Medical Clinic in Marietta. Situated along Cobb Parkway North, the PP center may provide a selection of STD and sexual health services including STD screenings and treatment, abortion services, family planning, morning-after pills, and general health care.
Other medical centers may provide free STD testing, although you may have only one mode of payment. Also, it becomes a challenge to conceal your reason for the visit.
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