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Don’t roll the dice on your sexual health. Getting tested for STDs can give you peace of mind and options if you need treatment. Safe and confidential STD testing is available Las Vegas with financial assistance if needed.
Reported cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea are above the national average in Nevada, and Nevada ranks worst in the nation for syphilis. But with access to STD testing in Las Vegas, you can stay informed about your sexual health and get treatment if you need it.
You can choose from several STD testing locations in Las Vegas. Nevada Health Centers has multiple area locations that accept walk-in appointments. Need a free or low-cost STD testing option? Planned Parenthood and the AIDS Healthcare Foundation have STD clinics where you can get financial assistance for STD testing.
AHF Healthcare Center Las Vegas
Eastern Family Medical and Dental Center
Martin Luther King Family Health Center
North Las Vegas Family Health Center
Cambridge Family Health Centers
Las Vegas West Charleston Center
Sexual Health Clinic
HIV/Hepatitis B&C/ PEP / PrEP /STD
Testing for STDs at home is safe, convenient, and private. Performed regularly, it can help you stay healthy and avoid unknowingly transmitting STDs.
You have many options for at-home STD testing. The best at-home STD tests are FDA approved and evaluated for safety and accuracy with fast result turnaround times and support from health care professionals.
At-home STD testing kits should include instructions for collection and test registration, along with materials such as containers and swabs to collect and send your sample to the lab. Most at-home STD tests offer results in about five days through a secure online patient portal.
Choose the STD testing option you’re most comfortable with:
At home: You can test for STDs at home using a kit and send your sample to a lab for analysis.
If you think you might have an STD, it’s best to get tested. STDs don’t go away if you ignore them; they’ll just get worse and could grow into more serious health consequences. If left untreated, some STDs can lead to issues like infertility and more serious infections. You can also spread STDs to sexual partners if you have an untreated infection. Ask your health care provider for STD testing recommendations or follow CDC recommendations for STD testing.
You can request specific STD tests or a full panel. An STD clinic can recommend tests based on your sexual health and symptoms. A routine STD panel may include:
A full-panel STD test adds:
The cost of an STD test will vary by location and test type. Some clinics, usually community or nonprofit clinics, offer free or low-cost testing. Labs, clinics, and at-home testing companies may accept insurance to cover or lower your cost of testing. Lab testing fees range from $8 to $150. At home tests cost between $35 and $175 per test.
Appointment policies vary by location, so call ahead or check the clinic website before you head in for a test. Some clinics or testing centers accept walk-ins or have same-day or next-day appointments.
Your STD test results time will depend on the test. Some clinics offer rapid HIV testing, which can offer results in less than 30 minutes. Bacterial STD testing (chlamydia, gonorrhea, or syphilis) takes several days to get results, while viral STD testing (HPV, herpes, or HIV) results can take just one to two days.
Community-based STD testing organizations generate awareness and foster social change while providing access to testing and treatment.
If you’re concerned about visiting your regular doctor or can’t afford the cost of private testing, a community testing center may be able to help. While community testing centers may charge a fee for STD testing, it’s common to find free or low-cost testing from these resources:
AIDS Healthcare Foundation is a global non-profit organization that provides a full range of STD prevention, testing, and treatment services. AHF’s Las Vegas location provides confidential, affordable STD screening and cryotherapy treatments. This is a walk-in clinic and clients are seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. In most cases, testing takes about 30 minutes with results available within a few days or a few weeks, depending on the type of test. The clinic is open Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 5:30 to 8 p.m.
3201 S. Maryland Parkway, Suite #218 Las Vegas, NV 89109, 702-639-8111
e7 Health provides discreet, low-cost STD testing services. All tests are conducted through throat swabs or simple blood or urine tests; no physical exam is necessary. The clinic offers testing for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, trichomonas, HIV, and hepatitis B and C. Early detection tests are available for syphilis and HIV, and board-certified doctors and clinicians are available to provide consultations regarding test results and treatment options. The clinic is open Monday through Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Friday 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Appointments can be made over the phone or online to minimize wait times.
2051 N. Rainbow Boulevard, Suite #100 Las Vegas, NV 89108, 702-800-2723
Huntridge Family Clinic provides a full range of affordable in-office testing services, including blood glucose checks; pregnancy tests; employment, school, and sports physicals; and EKGs. This clinic accepts walk-ins on a limited basis for STDs with same-day appointments if you’re seeking PrEP after exposure to HIV. Fees for services are based on whether you’re a new patient, an established patient, or receiving in-office testing for work- or academic-related purposes. The clinic is open Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1830 E Sahara Avenue Las Vegas, NV 89104, 702-979-1111
Planned Parenthood’s Las Vegas clinic provides low-cost general and reproductive health care services, including cholesterol screenings, anemia testing, smoking cessation, and STD screenings and treatment. It also provides education and access to STD prevention methods, and vaccination services are available. STD testing methods include urine samples, cheek or throat swabs, blood tests, and physical exams, and results are available within a few days or a few weeks. At this clinic, services are available on a walk-in basis and by appointment every day except for Saturday.
3220 W. Charleston Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89102, 702-878-7776
Southern Nevada Health District provides a sexual health clinic in Las Vegas. The clinic sees patients aged 12 and over and provides testing for HIV, gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia, as well as other common STDs. In some cases, test results are available the same day. Test results are only available in person and with a picture ID that matches the name on the file is required to receive results. Charges for services are based on a sliding scale dependent on income and household size, and you won’t be turned away due to inability to provide immediate payment. Care may be provided on a walk-in basis, and the clinic may close early or intermittently when it reaches its maximum patient volume.
280 S. Decatur Boulevard Las Vegas, NV 89107, 702-759-0702