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As syphilis rates spike, Detroit Health Department offers free screenings

Posted on AllSides April 1st, 2024
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Detroit — With syphilis rates surging in Michigan and across the country, the Detroit Health Department is offering free health screenings for the virus all week, along with HIV, and screenings for several other wellness measures at eight locations across the city. The screenings, which are part of Public Health Week, are free of charge, regardless of insurance status, and no appointments or identification methods are required, said Denise Fair Razo, Chief Public Health Officer for the city of Detroit. "Syphilis is really high in our community — in fact,...

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