What are the STI test options in Stanton,CA?
Persons living with diagnosed HIV infections were 6,929 at a rate of 222.7 in 2013, while in 2017, the number had increased to 7,294 at a rate of 227.8.
The rate of infections of Chlamydia soared to 14,027 at a rate of 274.8 in 2016 from the previous 8,549 at a rate of 274 reported in 2013.
An overall increase of Gonorrhoea infections over the years was a noticeable trend in the county health reports. The infections rose from 1,452 at a rate of 46.7 in 2013 to a total number of 3,574 at a rate of 111.7 in 2017. The infections were higher in the male population at a rate of 150.4 compared to the 72.3 in the female population.
Syphilis infections more than doubled from 316 cases reported in 2013 to 687 infections at a rate of 21.5 in 2017. The reports indicated the rate of infections to be higher in males at a rate of 41.2 compared to female at a rate of 2.0.
One of the ways the Orange County Department of Health is addressing the increase in the number of STD/HIV infections is by conducting outreach activities that target men who have sex with men and high-risk heterosexuals. Part of the outreach includes reaching the target population online or via phone option.
STD/HIV services are offered in some of the city health care facilities like Cypress Urgent Care, and Planned Parenthood – Westminster Health Center. Residents may also consider Garden Grove Convalescent Hospital or the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services.
Free STD testing may be accessed in some of the clinics as well as any STD campaigns that might be taking place. However, you may face inconsistent waiting times and inconvenient hours of service, which could be frustrating at times.
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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.