What are the Free or Low Cost STI test options in Tinton Falls,NJ?

Tinton Falls is a borough in Monmouth County. The total prevalence rates of HIV infections in the county have fluctuated over the past few years, with an increase from 1744 per 100,000 individuals in 2015 to a high of 1865 in 2017, followed by a significant decrease to 1712 in 2020. 

In Tinton Falls, the public health department has successfully eradicated Syphilis and Gonorrhea cases in the borough. This is backed up by the recent data from the New Jersey Department of Health STD dataset queries that indicate there were no infections from 2014 to 2019.

On the other hand, there are fluctuations in Chlamydia infections in Tinton Falls, with a double increase from 18 recorded in 2014 to 39 in 2018, followed by a sharp decrease to 14 cases recorded in 2019.       

The Monmouth County Regional Health Commission under the New Jersey Department of Health coordinates operations of The AIDS Drug Distribution Program that provides life-sustaining and prolonging medications to low-income individuals in the county. It also organizes various outreach events to increase STD/HIV testing coverage to public members, including those at high risk of contracting infections.      

Planned Parenthood – Shrewsbury Health Center, Immediate Care Medical Walk-In of Red Bank, and Medical Health Center are some of the medical centers that offer quality STD/HIV screening services.

You could also visit local health centers in the borough to access free STD testing, but doctor consultation might be an extra cost, and some tests may be free, not comprehensive.