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STD Testing in Peoria, Illinois

STD testing is accessible, convenient, and confidential. There are locations near you in Peoria where you can get screened, treated, and tap into helpful resources. There are no-cost and low-cost clinics, and some offer home testing kits. With the rise in STDs across the country, being proactive about your sexual health has never been more important.

Illinois has especially high rates of all common STDs, ranking 10th for chlamydia in the country based on the latest CDC data. The state is 12th for gonorrhea, 19th for syphilis, and 20th for congenital syphilis.

STD testing clinics in Peoria include the Peoria City/County Health Department that offers “Brown Bag” mini-testing for walk-ins. Central Illinois Friends offers free and confidential testing for STDs and HIV. Quest Diagnostics has an office location or you can order an STD test kit online.

Find an STD Testing Location in Peoria, Illinois

STD Testing Options in Peoria, Illinois

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.

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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 Peoria, Illinois?

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 Peoria, Illinois?

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 Peoria, Illinois?

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 Peoria, Illinois

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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 Services of Peoria

STD testing is accessible, convenient, and confidential. There are locations near you in Peoria where you can get screened, treated, and tap into helpful resources. There are no-cost and low-cost clinics, and some offer home testing kits. With the rise in STDs across the country, being proactive about your sexual health has never been more important.

Illinois has especially high rates of all common STDs, ranking 10th for chlamydia in the country based on the latest CDC data. The state is 12th for gonorrhea, 19th for syphilis, and 20th for congenital syphilis.

STD testing clinics in Peoria include the Peoria City/County Health Department that offers “Brown Bag” mini-testing for walk-ins. Central Illinois Friends offers free and confidential testing for STDs and HIV. Quest Diagnostics has an office location or you can order an STD test kit online.

 

Central Illinois Friends

The center provides free and confidential testing for HIV and STDs, along with HPV vaccinations, PrEP, education, and referral services. You can get a full STD screening panel for HIV, gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis A, B, and C, herpes 1 and 2, syphilis, and trichomoniasis. Hours and times may vary. Call for an appointment.

120 N.E. Glen Oak Ave.
Peoria, IL 61603
(309) 671-2144
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OSF PromptCare

This clinic is open every day and you can get lab tests including STD screening. Call in advance for an appointment.

5114 N. Glen Park Place
Peoria IL 61604
(309) 655-2431
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Peoria City/County Health Department

The county offers STD testing to anyone 12 and older and the state does not require parental consent. Results for chlamydia, syphilis, and gonorrhea are available within seven to 10 days. You can get HIV test results in 15 minutes. The clinic also offers “Brown Bag” mini-testing for walk-ins, chlamydia and gonorrhea only. Otherwise, appointments are required and you can get tested on weekdays.

2116 N. Sheridan Rd.
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 679-6655
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Planned Parenthood Peoria Health Center

The Peoria Health Center offers a wide range of sexual health and reproductive services, including STD testing and treatment. STD testing may include a blood test, physical examination, cheek or throat swabs, or urine tests. Test results come back to the lab within a few days to a few weeks. This center accepts most major health insurance plans, and you may qualify for low-cost or free services without insurance. Visit the clinic’s website or call to schedule an appointment. The clinic is open Monday through Friday.

2709 N. Knoxville Ave.
Peoria, IL 61604
(309) 681-0350
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Quest Diagnostics

Located in the Tanglewood Center, Quest Diagnostics offers STD testing on weekdays. Quest advises booking an appointment, and you can also buy a lab test online for home STD testing. This Quest location is part of the company’s national network of 2,000 locations across the country. Quest offers several STD panel packages ranging in price from $49 to $379. The N. University St. location is open weekdays.

6926 N. University St.
Suite F, Peoria, IL 61614
(309) 692-1485
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