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I. STD Testing in Nashville, TN

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Don’t wait to get tested if you think you might have been exposed to an STD or are experiencing symptoms.

STDs are on the rise across the country, and in Tennessee, there is a greater prevalence of common sexually transmitted infections. According to the Centers Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 2019 STD Surveillance State Ranking report, Tennessee is No. 12 for chlamydia, No. 10 for gonorrhea, No. 21 for syphilis, and No. 27 for congenital syphilis.

There are many low-cost and even free STD testing resources in Nashville. The Sexual Health Center offers partner contact services so you can have the clinic call others who might have been exposed if you test positive. Street Works partners with retailers, barbershops, and others to offer STD testing. Nashville Cares offers services regardless of your financial status.

II. Find an STD Testing Location in Nashville, TN

Showing 21 Testing Locations in Nashville
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CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
426 21st Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(866) 389-2727

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
3801 Hillsboro Pike
Nashville, TN 37215
(866) 389-2727

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
735 Harding Pl
Nashville, TN 37211
(866) 389-2727

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  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
1200 Gallatin Pike S
Madison, TN 37115
(866) 389-2727

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
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  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
Organization Address:
330 Franklin Rd Ste 302
Brentwood, TN 37027
(866) 389-2727

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  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Insurance Accepted
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  • Medicaid Accepted
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  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
CVS MinuteClinic

free / low cost
7112 Hwy 70 S
Nashville, TN 37221
(866) 389-2727

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  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday, 8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Direct Primary Care by Dr Dorrego

2290 Rosa Parks Blvd
Nashville, TN 37228
(615) 823-4434
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Fee Information
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  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
East Nashville Family Medicine

free / low cost
801 Woodland St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 469-5555
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Matthew Walker Comprehensive Health Center Incorporated

Nashville Clinic

free / low cost
1035 14th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 327-9400
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 7:00pm
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  • Friday,8:00am To 5:00pm
  • Saturday,9:00am To 1:00pm
  • Sunday: -: - -:
  • Notes: Note: Closes on the 3rd Friday of each moth at 1pm for staff training
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  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
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  • Sliding Scale
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  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Metro Public Health Department

Lentz Public Health Center

free / low cost
2500 Charlotte Ave
Nashville, TN 37209
(615) 340-5616

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 4:30pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Fee
  • Low Cost
  • Sliding Scale
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  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Metropolitan Interdenominational Church

First Response Center

free / low cost
1223 9th Ave N
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 321-9791
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 4:30pm
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  • Free HIV Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
My House Center for Gay and Bisexual Men

free / low cost
442 Metroplex Dr
Bldg D
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 499-7502
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Not available
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  • Free HIV Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Nashville CARES

free / low cost
633 Thomson Ln
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 259-4866
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,9:00am To 5:00pm
  • Tuesday,9:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Thursday,8:00am To 6:00pm
  • Friday,9:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Notes: Walk-in HIV testing available or appts. can be made.
  • Fee Information
  • Free HIV Testing
  • Free Hepatitis B Testing
  • Free Hepatitis C Testing
  • Free STD Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Neighborhood Health

Downtown Clinic for the Homeless

free / low cost
526 8th Ave S
Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 620-8647

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Free HIV Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Neighborhood Health

Cayce Place Family Clinic

free / low cost
617 S 8th St
Nashville, TN 37206
(615) 227-3000

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  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Notes: Walk-ins welcome for HIV testing.
  • Fee Information
  • Fee
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Sliding Scale
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Herpes Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North

Nashville Health Center

free / low cost
412 Dr DB Todd Jr Blvd
Nashville, TN 37203
(866) 711-1717
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:30am To 5:00pm
  • Tuesday,8:30am To 5:00pm
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  • Friday,8:30am To 5:00pm
  • Saturday,8:30am To 2:30pm
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  • Notes: Note: Saturday hours may vary. Please call 866.711.1717 to confirm the hours
  • Fee Information
  • Donations Accepted
  • Fee
  • Free HIV Testing
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • PrEP for uninsured
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Herpes Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Rod Bragg Music City Prep Clinic



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  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Street Works

free / low cost
1215 9th Ave
Ste 202
Nashville, TN 37208
(615) 259-7676

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,9:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Notes: Some after hours and on call and also weekends.
  • Fee Information
  • Donations Accepted
  • Free HIV Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • No
Vanderbilt Health

Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic

free / low cost
719 Thompson Ln
One Hundred Oaks Ste 37189
Nashville, TN 37204
(615) 875-5111

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,9:00am To 4:00pm
  • Tuesday,9:00am To 4:00pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Fee
  • Insurance Accepted
  • Low Cost
  • Medicaid Accepted
  • Medicare Accepted
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • HPV Vaccine
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Vanderbilt University Medical Center

Vanderbilt HIV Vaccine Program

free / low cost
1161 21st Ave S
A2200 MCN
Nashville, TN 37232
(615) 322-4673

Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 4:30pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes
Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition

free / low cost
417 Welshwood Dr
Ste 303
Nashville, TN 37211
(615) 256-3882
[email protected]
Website
  • Hours of Operation
  • Monday,8:00am To 5:00pm
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  • Fee Information
  • Free HIV Testing
  • Free Hepatitis C Testing
  • Low Cost
  • No Fee
  • Services Provided
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Appointment Required?
  • Yes

At-Home STD Testing

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.

III. STD Testing Options in Nashville, TN

Choose the STD testing option you’re most comfortable with:

  • Private clinic: Your primary care physician or OB-GYN can order STD tests.
  • Local lab: Some labs offer direct testing without a doctor’s orders.
  • Community clinic: A community clinic, such as city or county clinics, or nonprofit organizations may offer STD testing. Some offer STD tests for free or low cost.

At home: You can test for STDs at home using a kit and send your sample to a lab for analysis.

When Should I Get Tested for STDs?

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.

What Will Be Tested in an STD Panel?

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:

How Much Will STD Testing Cost in Nashville, TN?

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.

Do I Need an Appointment for Testing in Nashville, TN?

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.

How Fast Will I Get My Test Results in Nashville, TN?

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.

IV. Community STD Testing Centers in Nashville, TN

best STD resources nashville

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:

 

 

Planned Parenthood – Nashville Health Center

Planned Parenthood offers STD testing and treatment at Nashville Health Center. Testing covers a range of possible infections, including bacterial vaginosis, genital warts, chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, and herpes. This center also provides transmission prevention options such as condoms and HPV vaccines and education on using these methods. Planned Parenthood accepts insurance, including Medicaid, and appointments can be scheduled online. If you do not have insurance, pricing information is available by calling 866-711-1717.

412 Dr. D.B. Todd, Jr. Boulevard, Nashville, TN 37203, 866-711-1717
plannedparenthood.org

Sexual Health Center

Operated by Nashville Public Health, the Sexual Health Center offers a variety of testing, treatment, and counseling options if you think you might have been exposed to an STD. In addition to testing for HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis, this health center also provides partner contact services to notify others who might have been exposed, helping to reduce and control the spread of disease. Call 615-340-5647 Monday and Wednesday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. On Tuesdays, the clinic is open until 6 p.m. If you decide to walk in, availability will depend on the staffing that day.

Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Suite 110 Nashville, TN 37209, Multiple Nashville locations, 615-340-5647
nashville.gov

PrEP Clinic at the Sexual Health Center

Nashville Public Health’s Sexual Health Center also operates a PrEP clinic that provides pre-exposure prophylaxis prescriptions if you are at a high risk of contracting HIV in addition to standard STD screenings. While insurance information may be requested, you’ll pay a $10 co-pay for screenings and appointments. The staff also work to ensure the affordability of prescriptions through a patient assistance program, helping to reduce the out-of-pocket costs to something more manageable than the $3,000 to $4,000 per month estimated cost of PrEP prescription drugs. If you decide to walk in, arrive before 2:30 p.m.

Lentz Public Health Center, 2500 Charlotte Avenue, Suite 110 Nashville, TN 37209, 615-340-5647
nashville.gov

Street Works

Street Works offers community outreach designed to teach about the risks and prevention of STDs, focusing on HIV. It regularly schedules mobile, community-wide HIV awareness events and offers immediate testing at the location, working with various community partners such as barbershops, nail salons, retail shops, and clinics, Street Works passes out free prevention and safer sex kits that include condoms.

1225 9th Avenue North, Nashville, TN 37208, (615) 259-7676
streetworks.org

Nashville Cares

If you think you might have been exposed to HIV, Nashville CARES offers free, confidential testing that takes less than three minutes for the initial result. If you test positive, you will be linked to medical care and start medication on the day of diagnosis, be provided counseling to help manage your disease, and case management to help determine any additional services that would help you. Nashville CARES offers all of its services regardless of your financial status. Nashville CARES also provides Hepatitis C, syphilis, and COVID testing with rapid results. Testing is available Monday through Friday. To schedule an appointment, call (615) 761-4474.

633 Thompson Lane, Nashville, TN 37204, 1-800-845-4266
nashvillecares.org

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