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) The CDC estimates that there are 19 million new cases of STDs in the United States each year.
- 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) There is a cure for syphilis. However, if left untreated, it can lead to serious health issues and even death.
- 4) Approximately 1 in 4 women and 1 in 5 men are currently infected with genital herpes in the United States.
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