What are the STI test options in South Whittier,CA?
South Whittier, like much of Los Angeles County, has an STD problem. In Los Angeles County reported having the fourth highest rate of chlamydia, with women the ages of 16-24 being most at risk.
Los Angeles County ranks third for gonorrhea cases, with syphilis coming in at seventh in the state.
Gay and bisexual men are more at risk for syphilis and gonorrhea, whereas African-Americans are most at risk for chlamydia and gonorrhea.
As of 2017, there were more than 60,000 people in Los Angeles County living with the HIV virus, the highest amount in the state of California.
Los Angeles County created the the Los Angeles County HIV/AIDS Strategy with the goals of reducing the yearly HIV infections, increasing the number of those living with HIV and increasing the amount of those who are virally suppressed.
There are around 1,850 new cases reported in Los Angeles County each year, with the majority of cases being reported in the LGBTQ, African Americans and Latino communities.
Clinics offering free and paid STD testing in the South Whittier area are plentiful with options such as Whittier Public Health Center on South Painter Avenue. Other providers are Planned Parenthood on Greenleaf Avenue and Whittier Rio Hondo AIDS Project.
AltaMed Health Medical Group Pico Rivera Clinic on Slauson Avenue in nearby Pico Rivera also offers STD testing for residents of South Whittier.
While not all testing sites offer free testing, many offer services on a sliding scale dependent on income, welfare eligibility and need.
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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.