What are the STI test options in South Laurel,MD?
In Prince Georges County, Maryland, African Americans comprised eighty-six percent of all new HIV cases in 2009. In 2017, the prevalence rate of gonorrhea was 219 for every 100,000 people in the county. However, chlamydia was the most prevalent STD in Prince Georges County in 2017, comprising over seventy percent of all STD’s with an incidence rate of 806 per 100,000 people.
In 1998, Prince Georges County had a congenital syphilis rate of 49.8 per 100,000 people.
Residents of Prince Georges County, Maryland, can seek STD testing at the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (Howard County Health Department) on Whiskey Bottom Road.
Other testing locations in the area include Dimensions Healthcare System/ Glenridge Medical Center and Total Health Care Incorporated (Odenton Health Center) on Annapolis Road. Howard County Health Department (Columbia Health Center) on Stanford Boulevard also offers STD testing.
Prince Georges County includes First United Methodist Church of Hyattsville (HIV/AIDS Awareness Ministry) on Belcrest Road and SOMOS CASA (Health Services) on University Boulevard as testing locations as well.
The county may also have locations that offer free STD testing for people who meet the eligibility requirements. Nevertheless, these locations may have limitations in terms of the tests that are offered and many of the tests may not be comprehensive as well.
Aside from the tests, the hours of operation may be limited and walk-in services may not be an option. Some locations may not provide an option to schedule appointments in advance as well. In addition, prescriptions for medication may not be available and medical consultation may not be offered.
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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.