Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Services
STI services are currently offered by appointment only Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closed noon-1 p.m.) and Fridays 8 a.m. to noon. Please call to schedule.
STIs are spread through oral, vaginal, or anal sex. Often STIs do not present with any symptoms at all and which is why it is important to get regular testing. STIs can have consequences ranging from mild to serious issues, such as infertility, tubal pregnancy, cancer, and sterility.
Our STI clinic offers confidential, low-cost HIV and STI testing, counseling, and treatment for ages 13 and older. Note: Parental permission is not required for STI testing for teens.
The Clay County Public Health Center STI clinic tests for:
Please do not urinate for one hour before getting tested for Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.
Test results typically take 2-4 business days. Patients will be notified if they are positive or negative. The CCPHC STI clinic offers treatment for all positive test results and contacts for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.
How Long to Wait Before STI Testing
For chlamydia and gonorrhea testing, it is important to wait three weeks after a possible exposure to get tested. For HIV testing, it is important to wait at least four weeks after a possible exposure to get tested.
STI testing is $25. Payment is expected at the time of visit. Self-pay fees will apply as we do not accept health insurance for testing. No one is denied services due to inability to pay. Call 816-595-4261 for additional details or any questions you may have.
Treatment for positive STI cases is provided at no cost.
- Do I have to make an appointment or can I just walk-in?
- How do I make an appointment?
- Do you accept Medicaid or health insurance?
- Do you ever offer free testing?
- What do I need to bring for my appointment?
- What should I expect during my appointment?
- I am worried because I had unprotected sex with someone I don't know very well last night, should I come in and get tested?
- I was treated at my doctor's office for chlamydia, but my partner doesn't have a doctor. Can they come to you for treatment?
- If I have HIV, I would have symptoms, right?
- What if I want more testing than what CCPHC provides?