STD Testing in Pensacola, Florida

Pensacola has a number of convenient options nearby for getting yourself and your partner tested for STDs, several of which offer low cost (or free) options to those who wouldn’t be able to afford it otherwise.

Florida ranks as the 10th highest in the nation in cases per population density for syphilis and reports thousands of cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea each year. You can do you part to help slow the spread of STDs by getting tested regularly if you are sexually active.

While HIV/AIDS is the main focus for several of the testing locations on the list (and free testing for HIV/AIDS is easier to find) most clinics offer additional tests. Some, such as CAN Community Health, even operate mobile testing units which are dispatched through the community. If you need results quickly, locations such as OASIS Florida offer rapid testing with results in as little as 15 minutes. No matter which location you choose, you’re sure to receive testing at a rate you can afford.

STD
Complete STD Panel

Complete STD Panel

$239

This panel checks for 7 common sexually transmitted infections.


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Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

Chlamydia and Gonorrhea

$144

This urine test is used to detect the bacteria that cause chlamydia and gonorrhea infections.

Find an STD Testing Location in Pensacola, Florida

Please note that the labs listed below do not accept payment and will not perform testing without a physician’s order. To get a physician’s order, you can purchase lab tests in our secure online Shop. If you need assistance, please call us at 1-877-511-5227 or email [email protected] All orders are confidential.

STD Testing Options in Pensacola, Florida

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 to 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 Pensacola, Florida?

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 Pensacola, Florida?

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 Pensacola, Florida?

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 STD Testing Centers in Pensacola, Florida

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:

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