STD Testing in Minneapolis, MN

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Minneapolis STD Testing Centers

Minneapolis' private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Minneapolis, MN

STD rates in Minneapolis and the greater Hennepin County area have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2010, there were a total of 3,118 cases of chlamydia reported in the Minneapolis. In 2014, there were a total of 6,394 cases of chlamydia reported.4 Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2010, there were a total of 745 cases of gonorrhea reported in Minneapolis. In 2014, there were a total of 1,988 cases of gonorrhea reported.5 Throughout all of Minnesota, syphilis rates have been rising. In 2010, there were a total of 81 cases of syphilis reported in Hennepin County. In 2014, there were a total of 166 cases of syphilis reported.6

In 2014, there were a total of 307 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Minnesota. Hennepin County had a total of 157 newly diagnosed cases of HIV. Minneapolis had a total of 97 newly diagnosed cases of HIV. HIV was more common among male patients. HIV was most common in people between the ages of 30 and 39. The most common mode of transmission for HIV was in men who have sex with other men which accounted for 51% of all cases reported.3 The Centers for Disease Control recommends screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.7

STDs and Sexual Education in Minneapolis, MN

In Minnesota, all school districts, such as the Minneapolis school district, are assisted in developing sexual health education programs by the commissioner of education and the commissioner of health. Any curriculum implemented in schools in Minnesota should be designed to prevent and reduce the risk of STDs, HIV and unintended pregnancy. It is required by state law that curriculum taught to students should be technically accurate and updated with the newest available information. Additionally, the state of Minnesota requires that any instruction given to students must also include information that pertains to being sexually abstinent until marriage. If a school district is unable to implement a sexual health education program within the school, that district must work with other local departments to develop resources for the public. Lastly, school districts are allowed to accept both public and private funds in order to develop a sexual health education program that includes STD/HIV prevention education.8

In Minneapolis, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 15 and 19 are the second largest group to report chlamydia or gonorrhea cases. Chlamydia is the most common STD reported in the city and it is much more present in women. Gonorrhea cases have been on the rise over the past several years.4, 5 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 test regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested.7

STDs and Demographics in Minneapolis, MN

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Minneapolis. In 2014, there were a total of 6,394 cases of chlamydia reported in Hennepin county. Of those cases, 3,975 cases were reported in women while 2,412 were reported in men. Women accounted for 62.2% of all cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 29.4

Gonorrhea reports have increased over the past few years in Hennepin County. In 2014, there were a total of 1,988 cases of gonorrhea reported in the county. Of those cases, 1,213 cases were reported in men while 766 cases were reported in women. Men accounted for 61% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 29.5

In Minneapolis and the entire state of Minnesota, syphilis cases have been increasing rapidly. In 2014, there were a total of 166 cases of syphilis reported in Hennepin County. Of those cases, 151 cases were reported in men while 14 cases were reported in women. Men accounted for 91% of all syphilis cases reported. Syphilis was most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.6 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea for all sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men. The further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.7

Your Best Minneapolis, MN STD Testing Option

Minneapolis offers many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Minneapolis or the surrounding area, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. Sample collection often takes less than 30 minutes and your results are usually back within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if medically appropriate and allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another location of your choice.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Minneapolis and Hennepin County
  • 2 City of Minneapolis - About
  • 3 Hennepin County - HIV Profile
  • 4 Hennepin County - Chlamydia Report
  • 5 Hennepin County - Gonorrhea Report
  • 6 Hennepin County - Syphilis Report
  • 7 CDC - STD Screening Recommendations
  • 8 Minnesota Health Education Statutes