STD Testing Bakersfield CA
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Bakersfield STD Testing
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a major public health concern, and Bakersfield, California, is no exception. According to data from the California Department of Public Health, there were 3,508 cases of chlamydia, 924 cases of gonorrhea, and 31 cases of syphilis reported in Kern County in 2021.
Fortunately, there are many resources available for STD testing in Bakersfield. The Kern County Department of Public Health offers confidential testing for all types of STDs at their clinics, but scheduling an appointment could take days in potentially critical situations. Priority STD Testing offers same-day testing at several private labs in the Bakersfield area, with results in up to 3 days. No appointments are needed and screenings are confidential.
In addition to public health clinics, many private clinics and healthcare providers offer STD testing services in Bakersfield like Planned Parenthood. Priority STD Testing is the leading provider of private STD testing in Bakersfield, with affordable test options, treatment services, and counseling for positive results.
It is essential to get regular testing done if you are sexually active, especially if you have multiple partners or engage in unprotected sex. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends annual testing for all sexually active individuals under the age of 25 and for older individuals with risk factors such as multiple partners or a history of STDs.
STD Incidence Rates in California
Reported new cases of HIV in California
Reported new cases of chlamydia in California
Reported new cases of gonorrhea in California
Reported new cases of syphilis in California
Reported new cases of hepatitis B in California
Reported new cases of hepatitis C in California
**Data collected from the 2017 CDC Surveillance Report
STD Testing FAQs for Bakersfield CA Patients
Can I get tested same-day?
Yes! Once your have scheduled your lab order either online or over the phone, you can go to the testing center any time you wish. No appointments are required and your requisition is valid for 90 days.
Do you offer treatment options?
We provide post-care counseling for all STDs and treatment consultations for Chlamydial, Gonorrhea, and Trichomoniasis. Our physicians network is able to offer consults without having to visit an office, and medication sent straight to the pharmacy of your choice.
Why Choose Priority STD Testing in Bakersfield CA
STD testing is crucial to maintaining good sexual health and preventing the spread of infections. Priority STD Testing has made the process simple, fast, and painless. Schedule your test online or over the phone, visit the collection site, and receive results online within 24-72 hours. Get tested today for the piece of mind you deserve.
As Seen In
- “STDs in Kern County Data Update.” Accessed February 3rd 2023
- “Kern County STD Resources.” Accessed February 3rd 2023