STDs | AFC Urgent Care | Portland

When Should I Get Tested For STDs?

Being sexually active puts you at risk for becoming infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD).  In most cases, young people and gay and bisexual men are the main demographic of those at risk of getting infected.  

4th January 2017

STD Rates Continue to Rise in Oregon: Why You Should Get Tested

The Oregon Health Authority recently reported a shocking statistic:

22nd August 2016

FAQs From People Who Think They Have an STD

Let's face it. Thinking you might have an STD is scary. With just 29% of primary care doctors available to patients after-hours, you may panic at the thought of waiting to be tested. Luckily for you, there are more options available, such as urgent care services, that can test you when your doctor cannot.

15th July 2016

STDs on the Rise, CDC Blames Online Dating

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recently reported that STDs are on the rise for the first time since 2006. They have seen rises in three sexually transmitted diseases: chlamydia, gonorrhea,and syphilis.

The biggest hike was in syphilis, which was up 15% since 2013.

23rd May 2016

Why Urgent Care Should Be Your Choice for Fast STD Testing

Testing for STDs is becoming more convenient as the years go on and technology evolves. For those seeking test results quickly, fast STD testing is available in more ways than one.

20th May 2016