Testing.com Announces Best Free STD Testing Organizations in Lafayette, LA
04/23/2021

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

Online PR News – 23-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 Lafayette, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.

According to the report, the most common STDs in Lafayette include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Nationwide, the incidence of chlamydia increased by 7% between 2016 and 2017, with Louisiana ranking second in the nation for chlamydia diagnosis rates while in 2017, Louisiana ranked third in the nation for reported gonorrhea rates, and there were accounts of gonorrhea in 63 of Louisiana’s 64 parishes. Louisiana showed 679 new P&S syphilis diagnoses in 2017, which is a 10% decrease over the number of cases noted in the previous year.

The report features the following organizations:

Lafayette Parish Health Unit
220 West Willow Street, Building A
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-262-5616
Ldh.la.gov

Southwest Louisiana Center for Health Services Lafayette Clinic
500 Patterson Street
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-769-9451
Swlahealth.org

Acadiana Concern for AIDS Relief Education and Support
809 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
Lafayette, LA 70501
337-233-2437
Acadianacares.org

Lafayette Foundation Clinic
121 Rue Louis XIV, Building 9, Suite A
Lafayette, LA 70508
337-988-9737
Lfclinic.org

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/lafayette-la/

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