Testing.com Announces Best Free STD Testing Organizations in Columbia, SC
03/30/2021

Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs

Online PR News – 30-March-2021 – SEATTLE, WA – Testing.com, a trusted informational guide for medical lab testing and at-home screening, has published a report on the increasing STD cases and resources for addressing this issue in Columbia, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.

According to the report, three most common STDs in Columbia are chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. In 2018, chlamydia was diagnosed in South Carolina residents at a frequency of 675 infections per 100,000 people, considerably higher than the national rate of 540 while there were 13,801 gonorrhea infections documented in South Carolina in 2018, which is nearly 10% more than the number of cases in 2017 and 46% more than in 2008. The 2018 South Carolina STD/HIV/AIDS Annual Surveillance Report showed that there were 1,252 total syphilis cases in South Carolina in 2018, which corresponds to an occurrence of 25 infections per 100,000 people.

The report features the following organizations:

CAN Community Health
1911 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-849-8430

Richland County Health Department
2000 Hampton Street
Columbia, SC 29204
803-576-2980

Wright Wellness Center
1813 Laurel Street
Columbia, SC 29201
803-254-6644

Columbia Health Center
2712 Middleburg Drive, Suite 107
Columbia, SC 29204
803-256-4908
Multiple Albuquerque locations

Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services
2368 Two Notch Road
Columbia, SC 29204
803-779-7257

Testing.com’s report aims to educate the public about the current health crisis and encourage people in the community to reach out to local organizations for testing and treatment options. To view the full report, please visit https://www.testing.com/std-testing/columbia-sc

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