What are the STI test options in Wildomar,CA?
Wildomar is a fast-growing city in Riverside County, California. The speed at which Wildomar is growing also has an effect on the amount of STD’s being spread. This, in combination with the already high STD rate in California, is causing an STD epidemic. Especially the diseases chlamydia, gonorrhoea and syphilis are getting more prevalent.
According to the California Department of Public Health, there was a 45% increase in cases of chlamydia, gonorrhoea, and syphilis between 2012 and 2017. The increase is still rising today.
As for HIV, a new data collection method has shown that there are 51% more people with HIV in Riverside County in 2017 than previously thought. It was first thought there were 5,552 people with the virus, now it has been shown to be 8,404.
Experts blame the rise of STD’s on less condom use, fewer public health clinics, and an increase in sexual partners due to dating apps.
There are plenty of private and public STD testing centers near and in Wildomar. Public options include the Lake Elsinore Family Care Center on Lakeshore Dr or the Lake Elsinore Clinic on Fraser Dr. Both of these clinics provide HIV testing and accept both Medicare and Medicaid.
Other public clinics are the Temecula Healthcare Center, the Menifee Office, or the Perris Family Care Center.
You may be eligible for free STD testing, however this often depends on income and welfare eligibility. Next to this, hours and availability may not be consistent. You may also not be able to book an appointment.
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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.