Complete STD Panel
Check for 7 common sexually transmitted infections in men and women at a major diagnostic laboratory.
Chlamydia and Gonorrhea
This urine test may be used to detect the bacteria that cause chlamydia and gonorrhea infections.
Vermont STD Testing Directory
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 Trends in Vermont
Vermont’s reported STDs are way below average. Some of the underlying causes of STDs can be related to economic disparities that prevent access to appropriate health care, substance use, and homelessness, all of which aren’t major issues in Vermont. Here’s where the state stands:
|STD Trends in Vermont|
|State rank||Cases||Rate per 100,000 population|
Source: CDC 2020 STD Surveillance Report
STD Screening Recommendations and Risk Factors
If you have sex, you are at risk for getting an STD. According to the CDC, risk factors for STDs include:
- Unprotected sex (anal, vaginal, or oral)
- Sex with multiple partners
- Anonymous sex partners
- Sex under the influence of drugs or alcohol
- Injection of drugs or sharing needles
Should you get tested for STDs? And how often? Talk to your doctor to be sure, but you should generally follow these CDC recommendations:
|Who should get tested||How often to test|
|Anyone who is sexually active||At least once for HIV and more often if you have new partners|
|Sexually active women under 25 or women 25+ with new or multiple sex partners or a partner with an STD||Annually for gonorrhea and chlamydia|
|Pregnant women||During pregnancy for syphilis, HIV, hepatitis B and C, chlamydia, gonorrhea|
|Sexually active gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men||
|Anyone who has unsafe sex or shares injection drug equipment||Annually for HIV and Hepatitis B and C|
|People who have had oral or anal sex||Discuss throat and rectal testing with your health care provider|
STD Testing in Vermont:
Vermont Community STD Testing Centers
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:
- Aspire Now
Address: 56 Colchester Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401Number: (802) 658-2184
- Burlington Health Center
Address: 173 Saint Paul Street, Burlington, VT 05401Number: (802) 863-6326
- Community Health Centers of Burlington
Address: 617 Riverside Ave, Burlington, VT 05401Number: (802) 864-6309
- People’s Health & Wellness Clinic
Address: 51 Church Street, Barre, VT 05641Number: (802) 479-1229
- Rutland Health Center
Address: 11 Burnham Avenue, Rutland, VT 05701Number: (802) 775-2333
- White River Junction Health Center
Address: 79 South Main Street, White River Junction, VT 05001Number: (802) 281-6056
- Williston Health Center
Address: 5 Talcott Road, Williston, VT 05495Number: (802) 879-4800
Frequently Asked Questions About STD Tests in Vermont
Which STD has the highest number of cases in Vermont?
Chlamydia is the most common STD in Vermont at a rate of 179.0 cases per 100,000 people in the state. However, Vermont ranks lowest in the nation for chlamydia, as well as for gonorrhea and syphilis.
Is STD testing free in Vermont?
There are free STD clinics in Vermont, including Aspire Now, and multiple Planned Parenthood locations.
How much does STD testing cost in Vermont?
STD test costs can vary by location and test type. Community or nonprofit clinics typically offer free or low-cost testing, however. Other locations, like labs, clinics, and at-home testing companies, may allow you to use health insurance to pay for or lower your out-of-pocket cost.
If you do pay, lab testing fees range from $8 to $150, while at-home tests cost between $35 and $175 per test.
What is included in a full STD panel?
A full STD panel usually consists of HIV, herpes, hepatitis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis screenings.
Does insurance cover STD testing?
Insurance coverage depends on which clinic you go to, but most STD clinics accept insurance. It’s always best to contact the clinic in advance to ask about cost and insurance acceptance.
How long does it take to get STD results?
In some cases and for certain tests, you may get rapid results, such as HIV test results, within a half hour. Other testing can take a few days or as long as a week to get results, such as bacterial testing, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis.