In 2017, the total collective cases of Chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and syphilis reached an all-time high in California, as reported by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Gonorrhoea is the most prevalent STD in Tustin, CA. Also, the report observed that syphilis and gonorrhoea were low in the early 2000s, but at present, the STDs present a significant health challenge.
According to statistics from the California Department of public health, Tustin, CA, recorded a 412 percent increase in the cases of syphilis from the year 2011 to 2017, 204 percent rise in the cases of gonorrhoea, while chlamydia cases increased by 59 percent. The rate of blacks with HIV infection has increased by 18.2 percent from 2008 to 2017, while the number of infected whites has reduced by 17.6 percent.
The occurrence rate of Chlamydia in Tustin, CA, in 2016 was 973 per 100,000 people, with 750 new cases recorded that year.
Tustin has several STD diagnosis and testing clinics. Among these include Planned Parenthood of Orange and San Bernardino Counties Incorporated Santa Ana Health Center, LGBT Center of Orange County, Obria Medical Clinics Orange Office, and Orange County Health Care Agency.
STD testing services depend on the type of condition one want to get tested for. One may get free STD testing in some of the clinics but, might have to book an appointment before visiting, pay for some tests, encounter long queues and results might take longer than expected depending on which STD test one has undergone.