Leading lab testing resource shares screening and treatment options for residents as the city reports higher than average rates of STDs
Online PR News – 01-May-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 Houston, including top local organizations with free or low-cost health screening options for residents.
According to the report, the three most prevalent STDs in Texas include chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. Between 2011 and 2018, Texas saw a steady increase in reported cases of chlamydia while the reported rate of gonorrhea in Texas increased by 1.7% between 2017 and 2018, with 46,958 Texans diagnosed with this infection in 2018, for a rate of 163.6 per 100,000 residents. Of the 12,900 reported cases of syphilis in Texas in 2018, a quarter was diagnosed among Harris County residents.
The report features the following organizations:
AHF Wellness Center – Houston
1213 Hermann Drive, #620
Houston, TX 77004
Sunnyside Health Center
4605 Wilmington Street
Houston, Texas 77051
ANY LAB TEST NOW of River Oak
1005 Waugh Drive, Suite E
Houston, TX 77019
Sharpstown Health Services
6201 Bonhomme Road, South Tower, Third Floor
Houston, TX 77036
Multiple Albuquerque locations
NextCare Urgent Care Houston
Houston, TX 77070
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/houston-tx/
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