Anyone the age of 12 or older who may have been exposed to a sexually transmitted disease (STD) is encouraged to make an appointment. If a disease is found, treatment will be provided at the time of the visit. STD counseling services are included.
What to Expect When Visiting Our Adult Clinic
Information that you need to know about our adult clinic services and testing:
Services we offer: STD testing, STD education, Vaccines for Hep A, Hep B and Gardasil for HPV protection, Partner Services, treatment of STDs and genital wart treatments.
All visits are strictly confidential!
Average visit time is about 1 hour. This includes paperwork time, counseling, testing, examination results and treatment if needed. Average treatment-only visit is about 15 minutes.
Tests we offer include: Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, Syphilis, Hepatitis C, HIV, and Herpes. In women only we can look for Trichomoniasis (Trich), yeast, and Bacterial Vaginosis (BV).
Please bring your insurance or medical card to your visit. If you do not have a card and need financial assistance, please bring proof of income (recent pay stubs, social security, etc.).
Methods of payment we take are: cash, check, debit and credit cards.
Should I Get Tested?
We recommend STD/HIV testing for anyone who:
- Is sexually active
- Has unprotected sex
- Injects drugs and shares needles
- Exchanges sex for money or drugs
- Is a man that has unprotected sex with other men
- Has a partner who has been diagnosed with STD/HIV
- Has a new partner or more than one partner in the last 3 months
- Has unprotected sex with an injection drug user or a man who has sex with other men
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Links
Non-Sexually Transmitted Diseases
What Is That Bump?
Genital Warts? Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) causes genital warts. It is spread by skin on skin contact with an infected person. Some of these warts can go on to cause cervical or penile cancer.
You can have those warts treated at the Sangamon County Department of Public Health (SCDPH). We use an 80% Trichloracetic Acid treatment to kill the virus, or provide a cream that you can apply to help them disappear. Cost is $15.00 per acid treatment. You can be treated once a week until they are gone.
If you are concerned about genital warts, please ask our intake counselor for more information. You can also look at the information about HPV on our website provided by the CDC.