What are the STI test options in Stockbridge,GA?
Henry County, the home to Stockbridge city, experienced a sharp rise in the number of HIV infections from 169 at a rate of 103 in 2014 to 506 at a rate of 284 in 2018.
Chlamydia infections multiplied rapidly from 702 at a rate of 342.0 in 2010 to 1,285 in 2017, making it the most chronic STI.
A persistent increase in the number of Gonorrhea infections was noted in the county health reports. The infections rose from 146 at a rate of 71 in 2010 to 402 at a rate of 178 in 2017.
Syphilis infections were extremely low even though they had increased to 18 at a rate of 8.0 from 5 infections at a rate of 3.1 reported back in 2010.
Provision of community-based services by the Henry County Department of Health has proven effective in improving medication adherence rates of HIV patients, psychosocial support, financial assistance, housing, medical case management, medical transportation as well as mental health services and health education.
There are several hospitals in Stockbridge, such as the Piedmont Urgent Care by WellStreet – Stockbridge and the Planned Parenthood – East Atlanta Health Center, that offer STD/HIV testing, screening, counseling and treatment services.
Additionally, Piedmont Henry Hospital and Crescent Pines Hospital are also open to the public.
Free STD testing is available in some of the city hospitals. However, prescriptions for after test care might not be available if you have tested positive, and multiple payments methods might not also be available.
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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.