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. 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

Federal Funding for STD Prevention is Declining

15 Jan 2019

While STD rates reached an all-time high in 2017, federal funding has been slowly dwindling away since 2003, especially in regions that need it the most. More

Arizona DOH Declares Syphilis Outbreak Warning

1 Jan 2019

The Arizona Department of Health issued a syphilis outbreak warning in early December. And it's not just syphilis--chlamydia and gonorrhea infections have also reached startling numbers. More

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