You should be getting an STD test every 3-6 months — here’s what to know

There were nearly 2.3 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis diagnosed in the U.S. in 2017, making it the fourth straight year in a row of sustained upward trending STD rates nationwide. And things aren’t looking great here at home. Mecklenburg County outpaces the state and the nation across the board on annual case rates of…