What are the STI test options in Valley Stream,NY?
Valley Stream, located in Nassau County, is a village that has been affected by the rising spread of HIV/AIDS and STDs. STD data for the year 2014-2016 show a prevalence rate of 255 resulting from 2,873 cases of HIV. Nassau County also recorded a rate of 8.4 per 100000 of newly diagnosed HIV cases. The males were more affected than females, with a difference of 534 diagnoses at a rate of 84.0 while that of females was 193 at a rate of 31.3.
Early Syphilis had 168 diagnoses at a rate of 84.0 in 2017 while 2016 had a rate of 15.1 and 190 diagnoses signifying a drop.
“Residents of Nassau County can take the first brave move towards ending the HIV/AIDS epidemic, by taking part in the Nassau knows 2016 initiative” Anthony Santella Professor of Health Professions at Hofstra University in Hempstead.
The CDC recommends that teenagers and adults be tested at least once as part of a health care routine. Would you like to get tested? Valley Stream has many testing facilities where you can visit to get tested. Some of them private and others public. Free STD testing may be available in some of the facilities though doctor’s consultation might be at an extra cost.
Some of the clinics within and around Valley Stream include Spring Field Gardens Family Inn located 3.23 miles from Valley Stream. You may also visit, Open Door Family Medical Center at Open Door Brewster 155 Main St. Ste 101.