What are the STI test options in Union City,NJ?
Hudson County, NJ, including Union City, saw more than a 12 percent increase in STD cases over a five-year period, as reported STD rates rose from 429.8 reported cases per 100,000 residents in 2012 to 283.2 reported cases per 100,000 people in 2016.
In addition, 2015 reports show that Union City, NJ had 301 reported cases of chlamydia, 47 reported cases of gonorrhea, and 23 reported cases of syphilis. While people of all ages are susceptible to STDs, studies show that many of the newly reported STD cases involve the younger population ranging from 15 to 25 years old.
According to the New Jersey Department of Health, there were 235 newly reported cases of HIV in Union City, NJ in 2017.
There are few public clinics in Union City, NJ that might offer STD testing, including the North Hudson Community Action Health Center – Union City. In addition, there are several private physicians and medical facilities that may offer HIV or STD testing. Many of these offices are located between 21st and 48th Streets.
You can travel into Jersey City for additional STD and HIV testing locations, including Jersey City Medical and Preventive Health/STD Clinic. You also can go through the Lincoln Tunnel into New York City to find a wide range of STD and HIV testing locations, including Planned Parenthood – Margaret Sanger Health Center, STD Testing NYC, AIDS Resource Center, and Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic.
Some of these clinics may offer free STD testing, but they may have residency and income eligibility requirements. In addition, some of these centers might not have a physician on staff, so you may need to go to a second location for treatment.
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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.