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CONNECTICUT: Westport Weston Health District Offers Free Chlamydia Testing on Tuesdays




 

The WestonForum.com (07.23.2013)

Connecticut’s Westport Weston Health District provides free HIV and STD testing, including chlamydia testing, every Tuesday morning (the department does encourage participants to give a donation of $10 for testing services). Individuals also can make appointments on other days, based on schedule availability. Offices are located at 180 Bayberry Lane, Westport, Conn., and are open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. For further information, contact Loren Pace at (203) 227–9571, extension 231. CDC estimates that chlamydia infects 2.8 million individuals each year. The United States saw an increase of 104,898 reported cases of the infection from 2010 to 2011, with a total of 1,412,791 cases in 2011. Seventy-three percent of the cases were female.



 


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