Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 29-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 Honolulu, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, the three most common STDs throughout Honolulu County were gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. Gonorrhea infection rates in 2018 placed Honolulu in the unenviable top position across Hawaii counties, with 93.1 cases per 100,000 and higher than the state rate of 90.0 while a 2018 chlamydia infection rate of 531.7 per 100,000 places Honolulu County at the top of the list again when compared to other Hawaii counties and the state at large. In 2018, with 74 cases, Honolulu County had the second-highest syphilis infection rate in Hawaii at 7.5 per 100,000 — second only to Kauai County.
The report features the following organizations:
Diamond Head Health Center STI/HIV Clinic
3627 Kilauea Avenue, Room 305
Honolulu, HI 96816
Planned Parenthood – Honolulu Health Center
839 S. Beretania Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Waikiki Health Center
277 Ohua Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
Multiple Honolulu locations
Kalihi-Palama Health Center
915 North King Street
Honolulu, HI 96817
Kokua Kalihi Valley (KKV)
2239 North School Street
Honolulu, HI 96819
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/honolulu-hi/
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