STD Testing, Treatment & Vaccines in Knoxville, TN
Knoxville 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)
STD prevention, including:
- HPV vaccine (Gardasil)
- STD and safer sex education
- HPV and hepatitis vaccines education
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.
Rapid HIV testing can be done with a blood sample taken from a finger stick. The results are available in 10-40 minutes.
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.
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.
Some STD tests require a genital exam.
Prices and Payment Information
Price ranges for our STD testing and treatment services and safer sex products are:
Please contact the Call Center (866-711-1717) for STD services pricing information.
Payment is expected at the time of service.
TN Medicaid Managed Care Plans: BlueCare, Amerigroup, United Healthcare Community Plan of TN accepted.
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.