STD rate rising in Santa Barbara, California : Dating and Hook up apps to be blamed

The California Department of Public Health says cases of sexually transmitted diseases are on the rise on the Central Coast including the number of gonorrhea cases doubling and syphilis cases quadrupling in Santa Barbara County since 2011. The report says STD cases in California have risen by 40 percent in five years in Santa Barbara County specifically has one of the highest chlamydia rates in California. Well, this is not a new news to us it’s something we’ve been monitoring closely for a number of years. Susan Klein Rothschild is with Santa Barbara counties Department of Public Health. She says...

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