Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 08-April-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 El Paso, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, in Elgin, the most common STDs include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. In 2018, the CDC reported that there were 77,325 documented cases of chlamydia in Illinois, which corresponds with a frequency of 604 infections per 100,000 people while in 2018, the CDC documented 19,578 incidences of gonorrhea in the Chicago-Naperville-Elgin region. In 2018, the CDC reported 4,069 cases of syphilis in this region, which is a 16% increase over the number of cases reported in the year prior and a 60% increase over the number recorded in 2014.
The report features the following organizations:
Greater Elgin Family Care Center – Summit Health Center
373 Summit Street
Elgin, IL 60120
Open Door Health Center
1665 Larkin Avenue
Elgin, IL 60123
VNA Health Center
400 N. Highland Avenue
Aurora, IL 60506
Renz Addiction Counseling Center
1 American Way
Elgin, IL 60120
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/elgin-il/
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