STI testing is free or low cost. We can also bill insurance.
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Yes. Please bring proof of insurance. If you are receiving cryotherapy, payment will be due at check-in.
Yes. Condoms are available at the front desk and in clinic. Dental dams can also be provided upon request.
Sexually transmitted infections (also known as STIs or STDs) are caused by a bacteria, virus, or parasite. They can be transmitted from person-to-person through sexual activity, shared needles, blood transfusions, or from mother to baby. All STIs are treatable, but not all are curable. If left untreated, STIs can cause long-term problems, such as pain, infertility, or cancer. For more information about the different STIs, visit: https://rhntc.org/sites/default/files/resources/fpntc_std_tool_eng.pdf
If you are experiencing symptoms you should schedule a provider exam visit to be tested.
STIs do not always cause symptoms, so we recommend routine testing every year. We encourage more frequent testing if you have multiple partners, anonymous sex, or share needles. For more information, visit: https://www.cdc.gov/std/prevention/screeningreccs.htm#:~:text=At%20least%20once%20a%20year,every%203%20to%206%20months).
STIs can be transmitted through skin-to-skin contact and contact with bodily fluids. Some ways to protect yourself are:
If you are interested in starting PrEP call Kintegra at: 833-237-7737
For more information visit: https://www.cdc.gov/std/prevention/default.htm#:~:text=Use%20a%20condom%20every%20time,not%20recommended%20for%20STD%20prevention.