Free STD Testing & AIDS Clinics Near Me

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s STD Report 2018, STDs are becoming increasingly common across the country. In big cities, residents are reporting these sexually transmitted infections at a higher rate than average. Anyone who is sexually active can get an STD(Sexually Transmitted Diseases).

At-home STD testing kit has been around for a while now (some Planned Parenthoods introduced it as early as 2015), it’s def becoming a more and more popular option for people who don’t want to physically go into an office to get an STD screening

STD testing, diagnosis and treatment, including:

  • Chlamydia
  • Genital warts
  • HIV (testing and diagnosis only)
  • Trichomoniasis (trich)
  • Gonorrhea
  • Herpes
  • Syphilis

STD prevention, including:

  • Condoms
  • HPV vaccine (Gardasil)
  • HPV and hepatitis vaccines education

Things to know about STD testing & treatment

Clinics can test for gonorrhea and chlamydia using a urine sample. If this test result shows a positive result, then they will provide you with treatment and explain how your partner(s) can be treated.

For testing involving urine samples, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, do not urinate or engage in sexual intercourse for one hour before testing.

Many STD tests require a genital exam.

Counseling and confidential (private) testing for STDs are provided by trained staff who are sensitive to your needs and concerns.

For testing involving urine samples, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, do not urinate or engage in sexual intercourse for one hour before testing.

Many STI tests require a genital exam.

Rapid HIV testing is done with a blood sample taken from a finger stick. The results are available in approximately 20-40 minutes.

Individuals ages 19 - 26 who have no health insurance and meet financial criteria may qualify for the Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program to receive the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) at no charge. Other fees may apply.

Gardasil is given as a series of doses over the course of several months, which would require you to return to the health center to get the full benefit.

Assistance Fund - Financial Assistance
Assistance Fund - Financial Assistance

Free Prescription Discount Card

  • No registration required.
  • Everyone is eligible.
  • Get discount up to 80%.
  • Card can be used for person with Insurance or without insurance for discount.
  • Never expires.
  • Ready for immediate.
  • No activation required.

FAQ(Frequently Asked Questions)

Are free clinics really free?

There are 1400 free clinics that do not charge anything. However, most “free clinics” operate using a sliding scale for payment so you may pay a small fee for care depending on your income.

Can free STD clinics write prescriptions?

Yes, Free clinics use a licensed doctor, who can write prescriptions.

Do I need an appointment to be seen at the free clinics?

Yes, Most free clinics only see patients with appointments but there are few free urgent care who takes walk-ins.

I am an undocumented person. Will the free clinic see me?

Depends on clinics, Some clinics require you to be a legal resident but most of them don't. They just need your residency proof.

How does the Affordable Care Act (Obama Care) affect the Free Clinic?

Even after obama care there are 29 millions uninsured people in the US, so if you don't have any insurance then it does not affect free clinics.

Is the Clinic staffed with licensed sexual health professionals?

Yes, all of medical staff is licensed with the State and are covered under the one or other federal insurance.