Why are STD Screenings so important?
Many STDs are curable. Those without a cure are treatable. Protect yourself and others from unnecessary damage. Get tested 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.
1 Aug 2018
A National Youth Risk Behavior Survey showed a drop in high school students who said they'd ever had sex, from 48% to 39%. More