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Sacramento County offers free test kits to curb rise in STDs
Sacramento Bee

Sacramento County is looking to Southern California for a solution to its stubbornly high rates of sexually transmitted diseases.

Since 2009, Los Angeles County has given thousands the opportunity to test themselves, free of charge, in the privacy of their own homes.

Now, Sacramento County, struggling to contain year-to-year increases in its STD rates, is adopting a similar program. Alameda and San Diego counties are doing the same.