What are the STI test options in Williamsport,PA?
Cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) that have been recorded in Williamsport, PA, over the past few years have been high. The Pennsylvania Department of Health revealed through the Enterprise Data Dissemination Informatics Exchange (EDDIE) that Lycoming County had 392 cases of chlamydia reported in 2016. The STD’s rate that year was 340.1 infections per 100,000 people.
In 2009, the National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHHSTP) released data that showed that Lycoming County recorded 222 cases of HIV that year. HIV prevalence rate during the period was 223.
According to the Pennsylvania Department of Health, most people affected by STDs in the state are women, men, youths, and men having sex with men. A considerable part of them are aged between 15-34 years old.
The Pennsylvania Department of Health has a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Program that runs an STD health center in Lycoming County. Some of the services provided by the initiative include testing and treatment of different sexually transmitted infections (STIs). It also promotes awareness of the diseases to curb their spread in Williamsport.
Residents can also visit the Allegheny County Health Department Public Health Clinic located in Pittsburgh for STD tests. Other medical facilities where they can get the services include the Chester County Health Department in West Goshen as well as the Planned Parenthood – Harrisburg Medical Health Center.
Nearby clinics in Williamsport may offer free STD testing. Unfortunately, the STD tests may be incomprehensive. Another shortcoming is that the walk-in option might be unavailable.
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