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Women and Syphilis

Rates of early syphilis among women of childbearing age increased by more than 600% between 2012 and 2017.

Approximately 15-20% of women with syphilis were reported as pregnant.

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3 Things You Can Do to Stop Syphilis in Kern County: 

  1. Get tested (both you and your partner)
  2. Get treated
  3. Protect yourself from re-infection

Visit our Bakersfield Health Center for low-cost or no-cost care, including:

  • STD testing
  • Pregnancy testing 
  • STD treatment for you and your partner
  • Prenatal care referrals, if you are pregnant