STD Testing in Seattle, WA

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Seattle STD Testing Centers

Seattle'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 Seattle, WA

STD rates in Seattle and the greater King County area have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2010, there were a total of 6,050 cases of chlamydia reported in the area. In 2013, there were a total of 6,939 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2010, there were a total of 1,606 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2013, there were a total of 1,805 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In King County, the number of cases has increased as well. In 2010, there were a total of 295 cases of syphilis reported. In 2013, there were a total of 329 cases of syphilis reported.3

Newly diagnosed cases of HIV have been decreasing over the years in Washington. In 2011, there were a total of 271 newly diagnosed cases of HIV reported. In 2014, there were a total of 281 newly diagnosed cases of HIV in the state. Men were more likely to be diagnosed with HIV accounting for 86% of all cases reported. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area was white people, who accounted for 55% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men (MSM), which accounted for 64% of all cases reported.3 The Centers for Disease Control recommends screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.5

STDs and Sexual Education in Seattle, WA

In the state of Washington there is no state law that requires school districts to implement a comprehensive sexual health education program. The choice to teach sexual health education is made by the localized school board, such as the Seattle Public School Board. Should a school board decide to create a sexual health curriculum, it must do so with the involvement of parents and health professionals. All course material is required to be medically accurate and age-appropriate. All schools are required to teach STD and HIV prevention education with an emphasis on abstinence as the best way to prevent sexually transmitted infections. All parents have the right to remove their children from a sexual health education program if they attend at at least one information session about a school's curriculum. Parents may opt-out their children from any sexual health education should the submit this request in writing to the local school board.6

In Seattle and the greater King County area, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 14 and 19 are the second largest group to report chlamydia and gonorrhea in Washington.3 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be tested regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested.5

STDs and Demographics in Seattle, WA

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in Seattle and King County. In 2013, there were a total of 6,939 cases of chlamydia reported in the county. Of those cases, 4,221 cases were reported in women while 2,718 were reported in men. Women accounted for 60.8% of all cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 29. Gonorrhea reports have increased over the past few years in King County. In 2013, there were a total of 1,805 cases of gonorrhea reported in the county. Of those cases, 1,398 cases were reported in men while 407 cases were reported in women. Men accounted for 77.5% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 20 and 29.3

In Seattle and the greater King County area, syphilis cases have been increasing. In 2013, there were a total of 329 cases of syphilis reported in the county. Of those cases, 319 cases were reported in men while 10 cases were reported in women. Men accounted for 97% of all syphilis cases reported. Syphilis was most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.3 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea for all sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men (MSM). They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.7

Your Best Seattle, WA STD Testing Option

Seattle offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in Seattle, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there, you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another convenient location. For both options, 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 allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - Seattle and King County
  • 2 City of Seattle - About
  • 3 King County STD Reports - 2013
  • 4 King County - HIV/AIDS Report - 2013
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 Washington State Education Requirements