Temple City is a city in Los Angeles County, California. Current statistics for STD rates show that there are 19.2 cases of Gonorrhea and 70.6 cases of HIV for every 100,000 people in Temple City.
In Los Angeles, STD rates vary widely with geography. South LA has some of the highest rates of STDs in the county. Chlamydia occurs in five out of every 1,000 people overall in the county, but African Americans have much higher rates of infection, especially young African American women.
The health department offers free condoms through the LA Condom program and resources for school based education programs targeting teens. Other efforts include the Don’t Think Know and Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis social marketing campaigns.
The area has some options to consider when looking for STD testing. In nearby El Monte, there is a Cleaver Family Wellness Clinic on Santa Anita Ave, El Monte Clinic on Valley Blvd, El Monte/Rosemead Health Center on Baldwin Pl, and the El Monte Comprehensive Health Center on Ramona Blvd.
There is also a Planned Parenthood location in El Monte on Peck Rd. In nearby Arcadia, there is a Regal Medical Group Urgent Care clinic on Live Oak Ave and a Monrovia Health Center on Maple Ave.
While some clinics may offer free STD testing, other clinics may only offer limited free testing or may not have multiple payment options available. Furthermore, some clinics may only be open certain hours and require appointments.