What are the STI test options in Vacaville,CA?
Vacaville is the 3rd largest city in Solano County and about an hour from the city of San Francisco. It’s part of the San Francisco Bay Area—which is known for high rates of sexually transmitted diseases, especially in recent years. Just in 2015, there were 1,115 people living with HIV/AIDS in Solano County, which is a prevalence rate of 307 per 100,000 people. That’s just under California’s rate of 376 and a small fraction of San Francisco’s own HIV prevalence rate.
Solano County health officials are currently more concerned about bacterial infection rates, which are increasingly steadily.
In 2017, 2,618 people in the Vacaville area were diagnosed with chlamydia, at a rate of 598.7 per 100K, higher than California’s rate of 552.2.
Rates for gonorrhea and syphilis were reported at 181.8 and 10.3. The group found having the highest STI rates is 20–24-year-olds (and often more women than men). Health officials stress that sexually active people must use protection every time and get tested often.
Looking to get tested in Vacaville? Affordable options nearby include a Quest Diagnostics on Mason Street. There’s a Planned Parenthood over in Fairfield. They test for HIV and test and treat the following: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, trichomoniasis, herpes, genital warts, and bacterial vaginosis (BV). Solano County Family Health Services on East Monte Vista takes walk-ins without appointments Monday-Friday. For even more options, head closer to San Francisco. There’s a good chance you will probably be able to find free STD testing there, though you may have long wait times and crowds to contend with.
To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Vacaville clinics with our easy-to-read chart.
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