What are the STI test options in South Valley,NM?
South Valley, NM, in Bernalillo County, has been recording high levels of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) for years now. The infections that mostly affect the residents of the region are chlamydia, HIV/AIDS, syphilis and gonorrhoea.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chlamydia had a rate of 725.9 cases per 100,000 residents in Bernalillo County in 2017. This was an increase from 2010’s rate that was 687.7 infections per 100,000 people, as revealed by the New Mexico Sexually Transmitted Diseases 2010 Annual Surveillance Report in 2010.
Data released by the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) in 2010 showed that Bernalillo County had 1,045 HIV cases reported that year. This was the highest number of the STD recorded among all counties in New Mexico in 2010.
Intending to scale down the incidences of STDs reported in South Valley, NM, The New Mexico Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD) Prevention Program provides education on various sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It also offers testing services to residents.
Furthermore, you may visit the Public Health Department in Albuquerque or the Midtown Public Health Office to get tested for STIs. Another medical facility where you might get the STD tests is the Planned Parenthood – Northeast Heights Health Center.
Other public health centers near South Valley, NM, may be offering low-cost or free STD testing services but it might be during inconvenient hours. Another problem that you may have to deal with is the unavailability of the doctor for consultation.
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