Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 24-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 Greenville, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, Greenville, SC, which sits in Greenville County, has seen steady increases in the state’s most common STDs — chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Out of South Carolina’s 234,201 chlamydia cases in 2018, 2,843 of them occurred in Greenville County, where Greenville is located while South Carolina didn’t fare much better in the CDC rankings for gonorrhea, ranking third-highest for reported cases in 2018. The rate of P&S syphilis infections in Greenville County (7.7 per 100,000 persons) is slightly less than the overall state rate of 8.3.
The report features the following organizations:
Greenville County Health Department
200 University Ridge
Greenville, SC 29602
AIDS Upstate – Greenville Office
811 Pendleton Street
Green, SC 29601
Prism Health – Piedmont OB/GYN
890 West Faris Road, Suite 330
Greenville, SC 29605
New Horizon Family Health Services
975 West Faris Road
Greenville, SC 29605
Furman University – Erle Student Health Center
3300 Poinsett Highway
Greenville, SC 29617
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/greenville-sc/
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