STD Testing in Boulder, CO

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Boulder STD Testing Centers

Boulder's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in Boulder, CO

Some STD rates have been decreasing in Colorado. Chlamydia is the most common STD reported. In 2010, there was an average of 247 cases of chlamydia reported in Boulder County per 100,000 residents. In 2013, there was an average of 243.8 cases of chlamydia reported in Boulder. Gonorrhea cases have been on the rise. In 2011, there were an average of 15 cases of gonorrhea per 100,000 residents in Boulder. By 2013, that average had increased to 19.4 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 people in the same area. In 2011, Boulder had an average of 0.7 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 people. By 2013, that average had risen to a 2.6 cases of syphilis reported per 100,000 people.3, 6

Newly diagnosed cases of HIV reported in the area have gone down in the past few years. In 2013, there were a total of 20 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Boulder County. In 2014, there were a total of 4 newly diagnosed cases of HIV.3 The Colorado Department of Public Health estimates that there are a total of 12,635 Colorado residents living with HIV. 58.8% of those people are white, making them the largest at-risk group in the state. People between the ages of 25 and 39 accounted for the largest group of newly diagnosed cases of HIV.6 The Center for Disease Control recommends that all people between the ages of 13 and 64 should be tested at least once in their life for HIV.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Boulder, CO

In Colorado, it is not required by law that a school district offer sexual health curriculum. However, should a school district offer this type of program there are guidelines in state policy. A school district that offers human sexuality curriculum must maintain content standards that are based on scientific research. Curriculum content standards must also be age-appropriate, culturally sensitive and medically accurate according to published authorities upon which medical professionals generally rely.7

The Department of Public Health and Environment has a grant program for school districts that choose to teach sexuality and sexual health education. The purpose of the program is to provide funding to public schools and school districts to create and implement evidence based, medically accurate, culturally sensitive and age appropriate comprehensive human sexuality education programs. There is also an extensive curriculum already outline known as "Youth Sexual Health in Colorado: A Call to Action." Since the implementation of this program throughout the state, teen STD and pregnancy rates have decreased over time.4 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be testing regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests than all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested. It is recommended that any person over the age of 13 be tested at least once in their life for HIV.5

STDs and Demographics in Boulder, CO

In Boulder and Boulder County, the most common STD reported is chlamydia. In 2013, there were a total of 756 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. Women accounted for 70.3% of all chlamydia cases reported. White people were the largest at-risk group in Colorado accounting for 24.9% of all cases reported. Chlamydia appeared more commonly among people between the ages of 15 and 29.6

Gonorrhea was the second most commonly reported STD in Boulder and Boulder County. In 2013, there were a total of 60 cases reported in the area. Men accounted for 55.9% of all cases reported. White people were the largest at-risk group in Colorado accounting for 30.8% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly found in patients between the ages of 20 and 29.6

In 2013, there were a total of 8 cases of syphilis reported in Boulder County. Men accounted for 97.5% of all cases reported in the primary or secondary stage. Men account for 95.4% of cases reported in the latent stage. White people were the largest at-risk group accounted for 57.7% of all early or secondary cases reported. Syphilis was most commonly found in people between the ages of 24 and 39.6 Chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis are all preventable and treatable. The CDC recommends that any gay or bisexual men or men who have sex with men be tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis at least once a year.5

Your Boulder, CO STD Testing Option

Whether you are in Boulder to enjoy the Rocky Mountains or live there all year round, if you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD the city has many options. Getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. All it takes is to answer a few brief medical questions to see which tests our doctors recommend. From there you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. Sample collection often takes less than 30 minutes and your results are usually available within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if medically appropriate and allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another location of your choice.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Boulder and Boulder County
  • 2 Boulder, CO - Learn About
  • 3 Colorado HIV/STD Report - 2013
  • 4Youth Sexual Health in Colorado - A Call to Action
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Colorado State STD Reports - 2003-2013
  • 7 Colorado Rev. Stat 22-1-110.5