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

Today’s High Schoolers are having Less Sex, but Why?

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

Grindr and other Dating Apps are Testing ways to add STD Notifications

15 Jul 2018

In a bit of encouraging good news, Grindr and other primarily gay dating apps are testing out ways for STD-positive people to notify their partners using the app. More

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