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STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines in Lakewood, CO

Southwest Health Center offers the following services related to the testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs):

  • STD testing, diagnosis and treatment, including:
    • chlamydia
    • genital warts
    • gonorrhea
    • HIV (testing and diagnosis only)
    • Other STD testing, diagnosis and treatment services are also available. Please ask our staff for more information.
  • STD prevention, including:
    • condoms
    • female condoms
    • dental dams
    • HPV vaccine (Gardasil)
  • STD and safer sex education

STD testing, treatment, and vaccination services are available:

  • during all business hours on a walk-in basis
  • during all business hours by appointment

Some STD tests and treatment are not available on Fridays or every other Saturday. Please call for more information or an appointment.

Here’s what you need to know about STD testing & treatment at this health center:

We can test for gonorrhea and chlamydia using a urine sample. If this test shows an infection, then we will provide you with treatment and explain how your partner(s) can be treated.

For testing involving urine samples, including chlamydia and gonorrhea, do not urinate or engage in sexual intercourse for one hour before testing.

Many STD tests require a genital exam.

Rapid HIV testing can be done by swabbing the inside of your mouth. The results are available in 20-30 minutes.

HIV testing is done by a blood draw. The results are available in 3-5 days.

Counseling and confidential (private) testing for HIV are provided by trained staff who are sensitive to your needs and concerns.

Counseling and confidential (private) testing for STDs are provided by trained staff who are sensitive to your needs and concerns.

Individuals ages 19 and older who have no health insurance and meet financial criteria may qualify for the Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program to receive the HPV vaccine (Gardasil) at no charge. Other fees may apply.

Some vaccines are given in a series over the course of several months, which would require you to return to the health center to get the full benefit.

Prices and Payment Information

Price ranges for our STD testing and treatment services and safer sex products are:

  • condoms - $0.60
  • female condoms - $6 for 3
  • dental dams - $3
  • HPV vaccine (Gardasil) for an individual injection - $175-240

Payment is expected at time of service unless other arrangements have previously been made.

Some STD testing and treatment services may be covered by your insurance. If you want to use your insurance, please be sure to bring in your insurance information at the time of your visit.

Medicaid accepted.

If you are uninsured, you may be eligible to receive financial assistance for your procedure. You can confidentially find out if you qualify by calling us at phone number.

If you are eligible for financial assistance you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center.

Contact Info

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1400 S Wadsworth Blvd.
Lakewood, CO 80232 USA

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Phone: 303-988-3821 Call Now

Fax: 303-980-5399

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Language

English; Spanish; Interpretation by telephone available for other languages.

Appointments

You can privately and easily book your appointment online for select services 24/7. For the full set of services, you can call 303-988-3821 to book your appointment. Health center staff can also answer any questions you may have.

Book Appointment Call 303-988-3821