What are the STI test options in Texas City,TX?
Over the past few years, Texas City, TX has seen a rise in sexually transmitted diseases. The cities rates for HIV, syphilis, and gonorrhea have been steadily increasing. Chlamydia remains the largest STD threat in not only Texas City, but the entire county.
Out of the over 250 counties in Texas, Galveston County now ranks 17th in the state of Texas for the number of chlamydia cases and 11th for AIDS. In Galveston County, the number of chlamydia cases rose from 1,117 in 2010 to over 1,600 in 2017.
There are a number of educational services and programs available in the Texas City area to help battle this problem and fight the spread of sexually transmitted diseases. Free STD testing, including testing for HIV, is available at times. Low-cost and sliding-scale fee std testing may also available. However, these services are income based some individuals may still be expected to pay out of pocket even though they cannot.
Health officials warn residents of the importance of getting tested and learning your HIV status as they continue to see the number of STD cases steadily increase each year.
In Texas City, TX there are a number of private and public clinics available so that you may learn your STD status. Though these clinics are located throughout the city, most of them are conveniently located right off Emmett F. Lowry Expy. Urgent care clinics are also available and do not require an appointment, however, wait times may be lengthy.
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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.