Trabuco, a city in Orange County, has played a significant role in the increase of STD rates in the county as well as the state. The total number of cases in Orange County in 2015 was 11,377. In that year, 2,322 people were reported to be living with Gonorrhoea while 458 people were living with Syphilis.
The rates of STD cases amongst 15-19-year-old teenagers in Orange County stood at 973 per 100,000 cases for Chlamydia and 125 per 100,000 cases for Gonorrhoea.
Chlamydia cases increased by 204% from 2011 to 2015. Gonorrhea cases also increased by 412% between those years.
In 2018, 14277 cases of Chlamydia were reported at a rate of 443.2 per 100,000 cases. 7,588 cases were females while 3,845 were males. 7,083 incidences were aged between 19-25 years.
The Orange County Public Health Department has been doing awareness campaigns all around the county to fight the prevalence of these diseases.
You can check your sexual health status in several clinics and medical centers around Trabuco and Orange County at large.
Orange County Health Care Agency Clinic, located in 17th Street, offers low-cost STD testing services. Additionally, AFC Urgent Care Riverside located in Alessandro Blvd and FPA Women’s health also provides these services.
For free STD testing services, you can check out the STD awareness campaigns and events around your area. These events happen only on specific dates and waiting for them to get tested could be frustrating.