Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 28-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 Grand Prairie, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, the most common STDs in Grand Prairie include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. In 2018, Texas reported 145,874 chlamydia cases, which is equivalent to a frequency of about 508 infections per 100,000 people while in 2018, Texas ranked 27th in the nation for the number of disclosed gonorrhea cases, with the CDC reporting 47,231 infections that year. Nationwide, the rate of primary and secondary syphilis has increased almost every year since 2001.
The report features the following organizations:
Tarrant County Public Health
1101 South Main Street
Fort Worth, TX 76104
University of Texas Southwestern Medical
8150 Brookriver Boulevard, Suite S-400
Dallas, TX 75247
AIDS Outreach Center
400 North Beach Street
Fort Worth, TX 76111
Pregnancy Resource Center of Grand Prairie
2305 Oak Lane, Building 4B, Suite 101
Grand Prairie, TX 75051
Southwest Fort Worth Health Center
6464 John Ryan Drive, Suite B
Fort Worth, TX 76132
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/grand-prairie-tx/
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