Why is STD Testing and Screenings so important?

Many STDs are curable. Those without a cure are treatable. Protect yourself and others from unnecessary damage. Get tested for STDs regularly.

Did you know?

  1. 1) The CDC estimates that there are 19 million new cases of STDs in the United States each year.
  2. 2) Chlamydia is nicknamed the “silent” disease because approximately 75% of infected women and 50% of infected men either do not have symptoms, or symptoms are so mild they go unnoticed.
  3. 3) There is a cure for syphilis. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious health issues and even death.
  4. 4) Approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men are currently infected with genital herpes in the United States.

Private Testing Center’s Blog

How Koalas Are Helping Fight Against Chlamydia

26 Sep 2020

Lockdowns around the globe may serve in containing the spread of COVID-19. It has also curbed the rate of STD and STI infections, as many people are practicing social distancing and wary of close personal contact, especially for casual hook-ups. More

When Should I Worry About Vaginal Odor?

12 Sep 2020

STDs and STIs tend to be attributed to younger age groups as a consequence of promiscuous or risky sexual behavior. Evidence now shows that this is not the case, and there’s another at-risk age group that is often brushed aside. More

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