Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 21-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 Gainesville, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, Gainesville is the largest city in Alachua County and had the third-highest rate of bacterial STDs in Florida during 2019. Alachua County had a total of 2,686 chlamydia cases in 2019 for a rate of 1,007.3 per 100,000 residents, which was considerably higher than the state’s 525.5 while gonorrhea diagnoses have also seen an increase in Alachua county over the last three years but more so in men than women. Florida has seen an uptick in all stages of syphilis over the past decade, but cases among women have been trending downward.
The report features the following organizations:
Florida Department of Health in Alachua County
224 Southeast 24th Street
Gainesville, FL 32641
Multiple Gainesville locations
Gainesville Health Center
914 Northwest 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
Community Pregnancy Clinic
1800 West University Avenue, Suite 310
Gainesville, FL 32603
912 Northwest 13th Street
Gainesville, FL 32601
A Woman's Answer Medical Center
3601 Southwest 2nd Avenue, Suite Z
Gainesville, FL 32607
Primary Care of Gainesville
6717 Northwest 11th Place, Suite B
Gainesville, Fl 32605
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/gainesville-fl/
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