California STD Testing
We can guarantee that none of your test results will go on your medical records. We keep your information private by following the HIPAA Privacy Rule and all other federal and local policies. We take the inconvenience out of finding an STD testing center with our sites nearby that may be open on Saturday. Your comfort is a priority to us and our 4,000 testing centers have taken steps to guard your information.
It is imperative to us that after you have gotten your results, if they are positive, you can be referred to a healthcare provider close by. Straightforward results mean no confusion about your STD status. Our fully trained counselors are available to answer all your questions 24/7 at 1-800-456-2323. When you buy your tests, your personal data is safe with our encrypted payment process. Paying for your testing is as easy as using your credit or debit card, health savings account, an e-check, PayPal, or a prepaid gift card displaying the Visa, Mastercard, Discover, or American Express logo.
STDcheck.com can help you decide what STD test(s) to take with our online test recommendation tool. Our labs never}will not require additional paperwork and you will never get asked uncomfortable questions by our technicians. We are happy to supply informative facts about STDs, found in the STD Basics page of our website. All charges on your credit card statement show up as FPK Services because your privacy is our highest priority. In most states, we offer STD testing for 16-17 year olds with no parental consent. Use our weekly blog, Exposed, to keep up with current STD topics and issues.
Sexually Transmitted Disease Information for California
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) discloses statistics and other information every year about sexually communicable diseases in California, including how they are transmitted, who is contracting new diseases and how to prevent them. Here are a collection of facts you should be aware of.
- Men aged 30-34 are more likely to contract HIV than any other age group.
- Latino women in California in 2011 are more likely to contract chlamydia than Latino men.
- Women aged from 20-24 are more likely to contract Chlamydia than any other age group.
- Males in California outranked females for reported cases of HIV/AIDS in 2011.
- 16,598 males were found positive for gonorrhea in 2011.
25% of young adults in California have an STD and may not know it. Many STDs do not have easy to recognize symptoms. The only way to be sure if you have an STD or not is to be tested. Many STDs can be spread without having intercourse. The health department of California collects statewide data regarding STDs and STD tests annually.