STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines in Akron, OH
Akron Health Center offers the following services related to the testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs):
STD testing, diagnosis and treatment, including:
- bacterial vaginosis (BV)
- genital warts
- HIV (testing and diagnosis only)
- trichomoniasis (trich)
- Other STD testing, diagnosis and treatment services are also available. Please ask our staff for more information.
STD prevention, including:
- HPV vaccine (Gardasil 9)
- 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
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.
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.
Akron Health Center also offers the HIV prevention pill PrEP and internal condoms.
This health center location offers testing and diagnosis, but not treatment, for syphilis.
Prices and Payment Information
Please contact this health center for STD services pricing information.
Price ranges for our STD testing and treatment services and safer sex products are:
- HPV vaccine (Gardasil) for an individual injection - $140
- Vaccination office visit - $20-$60
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.
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 330-535-2671.
If you are eligible for financial assistance you may be asked to bring documentation with you to the health center.