In 2017, chlamydia was the most common STD in Contra Costa County, California, with 5,735 diagnosed cases. In addition, the county had over 2000 people living with HIV/AIDS in 2015, and the county prevalence rate was 220 per 100,000 people. Also, primary and secondary syphilis, most common among men between the age of 25 and 30, had a prevalence rate of 11.6 per 100,000 people and there were 155.1 gonorrhea cases for every 100,000 people in Contra Costa County.
Contra Costa County, California, has an STD prevalence rate of 488.5 for every 100,000 people, and chlamydia comprises over seventy-five percent of all cases in the county.
Contra Costa County, California, has many locations like Planned Parenthood Northern California (San Ramon Health Center) on Porter Drive for STD testing. Axis Community Health (Pleasanton Clinic) on Railroad Avenue also offers STD testing.
Other locations in the county that may offer STD testing include Axis Community Health on West Las Positas Boulevard and Contra Costa Health Services on San Pablo Avenue.
County residents may be eligible for free STD testing at different area locations. However, some of these locations may have limited hours and limited STD tests. In addition, many of these locations may not provide the option to schedule appointments in advance or offer walk-in services.
Also, some of the free STD testing locations may not provide medical consultation for people who test positive for an STD, and some locations might not provide prescriptions for medication.