The STD clinic provides evaluation and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (this can include a confidential HIV test). Our services are nonjudgmental and confidential, and no one is turned away for inability to pay.
If you are hearing impaired or speak another language, we can arrange an interpreter.
Who should be tested for STDs
STD testing is recommended for anyone engaging in vaginal, oral, and/or anal sex without a condom, particularly when having sex with multiple partners. Some STDs such as HIV and Hepatitis B can also be spread by sharing injection drug gear.
In Oregon, teens can consent to HIV and STD testing and treatment without a parent’s permission.
Conditions we check for:
- Vaginal infections like yeast or bacterial vaginosis
- Hepatitis C (if you have ever injected drugs)
- HIV (Offered confidentially as part of STD exam. Low-cost, anonymous testing is available at some community test sites. See HIV Testing for more info.)
- HPV (Genital warts. Visual check only, no treatment offered.)
- Herpes (visual check)
What to Expect at Your Visit
The way we check for STDs depends on what tests you want or need. We might need to check your urine, blood, or body (genitals, skin or mouth).
Gonorrhea and Chlamydia may not show up on a test for 4-7 days after a possible exposure. HIV and syphilis may not show up for 3 months, but can show up as early as 2 weeks.
Getting Your Test Results
- Online at OCHIN MyChart»
- In-person during clinic hours
- By phone Monday - Friday, 1:30-4pm. Call the results desk at 503-988-5727.
- Hepatitis A and B vaccinations for individuals receiving a full STD screening
- HPV vaccinations for men and women 18 and under who are on the Oregon Health Plan or who don’t have health insurance that covers the vaccine
- Free condoms and other safe sex materials
- Partner notification services. See Talking to Sex and Drug Partners.
- If you have chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis or HIV, we can offer treatment to you and testing and treatment to your partners, even if you were diagnosed with one of these diseases somewhere else.
- If you have HIV we offer testing to your partners and can help connect you with services.
If you have no symptoms or recent exposures and just want a routine test, you may qualify for a "just checking" visit. The cost is $25 or $45, depending on your risk.
What we don’t offer
- Birth control (other than condoms) except in a limited capacity,
- Pap test
- Treatment for genital warts
- General medicine/non-STD problem help
- Blood test for herpes
We accept most Insurance including Care Oregon, OHP, Familycare (Medicaid), private insurance and Medicare. If you are not billing insurance, the cost of your visit is on a sliding fee scale, based on income and family size.
Be prepared to pay at least $25 on the day of your visit. No one will be turned away if they cannot pay, but there are some tests that may not be done.
If you are uninsured, we can help get you signed up for health insurance.
We accept cash, checks, VISA and Mastercard.
Where else you can get tested
When asked, STD testing is available at most private providers as part of regular medical care and family planning. For sites below, call for eligibility and fees:
- Clackamas County Health Department
- Clark County Health Department
- Outside In
- Planned Parenthood
- Washington County Health Department
- Westover Heights
- OraQuick In-Home HIV Test Kit
STD & HIV Resources
- Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
- Oregon AIDS Hotline, 800-777-2437, 800-499-6940 en Español
- HIV Resource Guide
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