Make testing part of your self-care routine.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about Testing
What do you test for?
We test for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, and we provide rapid tests for HIV and Hepatitis C. We also provide pregnancy testing.
How long will it take to get my results?
Depending on the health department, it could take up to 10 days to get your results back.
Is testing free?
Yes. Our testing services are completely free.
Is testing confidential?
Yes. All of our services are confidential. Your personal information is protected under HIPAA laws.
What happens if I test positive for an STI?
You will receive a call from the Health Department to inform you of your positive result, and then they will talk with you to get treatment.
How often am I supposed to get tested?
Every 3-6 months, or every time you change sexual partners, whichever comes first.
When should I take a pregnancy test?
Our pregnancy tests are medical grade and are 99% effective when used according to manufacturer instructions. Instructions say tests are accurate 1 day after your missed period, so you should wait to schedule your pregnancy test until after you have missed a period.
Do you have Spanish-speaking staff? | Tienen a alguien que hablan Español?
Yes. | Sí.
Do you test for Herpes?
We do not test for Herpes. If you are having an outbreak of Genital Herpes please contact your local Health Department for further assistance.
Do you test for Trichomoniasis?
We do not test for Trichomoniasis. Please contact your local Health Department or your doctor for testing.
Why should I get tested for HEP C? I know the treatment is expensive.
If you are worried about your results coming back positive for HEP C then it is very important that you get tested. If your test should come back positive, we can connect you with a HEP C Bridge Counselor and they can get you connected with treatment whether you have insurance or not.
If I am a minor, will you tell my parents I was tested and what my results were?
If you are 12 and older, you and most of your personal health information are protected under HIPAA laws. So, we cannot release your results to anyone but you under certain circumstances.