Fairfax County, VA had 2,329 active HIV cases in the county in 2014. However, chlamydia infections were the most predominant STD in the county between 2014 and 2016, with a jump that went from 200 cases per 100,000 people to over 250 per 100,000 people. However, diagnosed cases of early syphilis rose from 31to 63 between 2011 and 2013 but fell to 43 cases between 2014 and 2015. Between 20119 and 2015, early syphilis rates declined by -11.8 percent.
In 2011, Fairfax County had an HIV incidence rate of 105 per 100,000.
West Springfield, VA residents have many STD testing options in Fairfax County, VA. The Virginia Pediatric and Adolescent Center on Traford Lane provides STD testing for area residents.
In addition, the Health Department on Old Keen Mill Road and Inova Urgent Care (West Springfield) on Rolling Road offers STD testing to area residents. The CVS Minute Clinic also offers STD testing to area residents.
However, some area residents may be eligible for free STD testing but encounter testing locations with limited or inconvenient hours. In addition, some locations may offer limited STD tests or tests without comprehensive results.
In addition, walk-in services or the option to schedule appointments in advance may not be offered at many of these locations. It should also be noted that people who may receive positive STD results may not have access to prescriptions for medication or medical consultation. Plus, some test offered may require upfront fees.