What are the STI test options in Walnut Creek,CA?
Walnut Creek is a town in Contra Costa County. According to the most recent data, in 2017 there were 1,760 new cases of Syphilis, 1,760 new cases of Gonorrhea, and 5,731 new cases of Chlamydia. In 2017, there were 107 new cases of HIV.
“These numbers are going up across the country, as well as in the state, and Contra Costa is following the trend,” Christine Leivermann, HIV/AIDS/sexually transmitted diseases program director for Contra Costa County Health Services.
Contra Costa County Department of Public Health manages the public health for Walnut Creek. The department supports programs and efforts such as the Sober Up campaign, support groups, syringe exchange, and Partner Counseling & Referral.
The Public Health Division also works with public schools through mobile clinic health vans and on-site health centers at more than 40 campuses in the county. Through the STD program, they distribute condoms and follow up on incomplete or incorrect treatment and provide presentations to youth, teachers, and other entities serving youth.
In considering locations for testing, there is a Planned Parenthood located in Walnut Creek on Oakland Blvd and another one in Concord on Pacheco St.
Other nearby options include public health clinics on Willow Pass Road in Concord, another one in nearby Pittsburg on Loveridge Road, and one in San Pablo on San Pablo Ave.
The hours and availability vary by clinic and may not be convenient or might have long waiting times. Some clinics offer free STD testing and appointments may be required.
Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near
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