STD Testing in Colorado Springs, CO

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Colorado Springs STD Testing Centers

Colorado Springs' 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 Colorado Springs, CO

The most commonly reported STD in the city is chlamydia. In 2011, there were an average of 474.8 cases of chlamydia reported in El Paso County per 100,000 residents. In 2013, that average had decreased to 396.3 cases of chlamydia reported per 100,000 residents. The second most common STD in the area is gonorrhea. In 2011, there were an average of 63.4 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents. In 2014, that average had risen to 81.7 cases of gonorrhea reported per 100,000 residents. In 2011, there was a total of 3 cases of syphilis reported in El Paso County. In 2013, the total number of syphilis cases reported had increased to 23.3, 6

Newly diagnosed cases of HIV in Colorado Springs and El Paso County have increased slightly over the past few years. In 2011, there were a total of 33 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the area. By 2014, there were a total of 29 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the county.8 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 Colorado Springs, CO

In Colorado Springs, it is not required by law that a school district offer a sexual health curriculum. However, should a school district offer this type of program there are guidelines in state policy. A school district that offers a human sexuality curriculum shall maintain content standards for the curriculum based on scientific research. Curriculum content standards should 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 this program is to provide funding for public schools and school districts to create and implement programs that fully follow those guidelines. There is also an extensive program curriculum already outline known as "Youth Sexual Health in Colorado: A Call to Action." Since the implementation of this lesson plan throughout the state, teen STD and pregnancy rates have decreased over time. Most school districts in Colorado Springs take advantage of these programs.4 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 should test 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 Colorado Springs, CO

In 2013, there were a total of 2,596 cases of chlamydia reported in Colorado Springs and the greater El Paso County. 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 24. In that age group, the rate of chlamydia among women is nearly five times higher than in men. Women accounted for 70.3% of all chlamydia cases reported throughout the state.6

There were a total of 535 cases of gonorrhea reported in El Paso County in 2013. Gonorrhea was the second most commonly reported STD in Colorado Springs and El Paso County. In 2013, there were a total of 60 cases reported in the area. While women accounted for 44.1% of total cases reported, gonorrhea was much more common in women between the ages of 15 and 19. In that age group women were twice as likely to report the STD. White people were the largest at-risk group in Colorado accounting for 30.8% of all cases reported.6

2013 saw the number of syphilis cases reported in El Paso County rise to a total of 23. Throughout the state, men accounted for 97.5% of all cases reported in the primary or secondary stage. Men also account for 95.4% of cases reported in the latent stage.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 Colorado Springs, CO STD Testing Option

Whether you are in Colorado Springs for sports training, business 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 back 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 - Colorado Springs and El Paso County
  • 2 Colorado Springs, CO - About
  • 3 Colorado HIV/STD Report - 2013/2014
  • 4 Youth 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
  • 8 Colorado HIV Surveillance by County - 2010-2014