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Free STD Testing in Gary, IN

There Are 72 Public Clinics & 19 Private STD Clinics Near You

If you're looking for cheap std testing clinics in the Gary area to get a HIV, Herpes, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis or Hepatitis screening for yourself or your partner, you can get tested today by selecting an option below to find an affordable std test clinic near you. Same day std testing locations also available with results in 1-2 days. Learn more here.

COVID-19 UPDATE: STD Testing still being performed at locations below.

What are the STI test options in Gary,IN?

The 9th largest city in Indiana, Gary, has actually experienced some population decline since the 1960s. Down about 55% from their peak population, yet Lake County (where Gary is located) is still one of the highest counties in the state for sexually transmitted disease rates. By the end of 2017, Lake County had a total of 1,214 people living with HIV/AIDS. With 48 of those being newly diagnosed cases for the year. 

New cases of chlamydia in 2016, while still high, was the lowest Lake County had seen since before 2012.

2,193 new diagnoses were given out, putting their rate at 449.7 per 100,000 people. It was the same story for gonorrhea, with 2016 having lower numbers than the previous 5 years. The total number of new cases: 567. Rate of occurrence: 116.3 per 100,000 people living in Lake County. Unfortunately, syphilis didn’t get the memo. The Gary area reported 43 new cases of (primary & secondary) syphilis, at a rate of 8.7 per 100K. A higher rate than the last 5 years and double the rate for 2012 (4.3 per 100K). 

If you are looking for testing in Gary, the health department is on 5th Avenue. There’s a Planned Parenthood on Broadway. They test for the following STDs: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, herpes, genital warts, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis (BV), and HIV. The Women’s Center of Northwest Indiana offers screening for both chlamydia and gonorrhea. While it is often free STD testing, there may be some lab fees. There’s also an HIV testing center over in Hammond called Aliveness Project the NWI. 

To find the best services and location for you, use our search tools below to compare location features across Gary clinics with our easy-to-read chart.

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Labcorp

Preferred 400 W LINCOLN HWY MERRILLVILLE, IN 46410 800-666-1250
  • Hours
    • Monday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Saturday: 7:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 8.41 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Syphilis Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Test,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • HIV Early Detection,
  • Trichomoniasis Test,
  • HIV Test

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

COVID-19 UPDATE STD Testing still being performed at this location.

Description: Order online and receive a doctor's order to visit this lab to get tested in as little as 15 mins. Get your results privately within 1-2 business days and speak with a doctor over the phone if your test results come back positive. Doctors may prescribe treatment or refer you to a specialist if needed.

  • Result: 1-2 business days
  • 15 min test
  • Book Online
  • Doctor Prescription (if needed)

Quest Diagnostics

Preferred 119 E 93rd Ave Crown Point, IN 46307 800-666-1250
  • Hours
    • Monday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Friday: 7:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Saturday: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 10.01 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Syphilis Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Test,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • HIV Early Detection,
  • Trichomoniasis Test,
  • HIV Test

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

COVID-19 UPDATE STD Testing still being performed at this location.

Description: Getting an STD test at a clinic near you has never been easier. When you choose this location, you can get a doctor's requisition to get tested in as little as 15 minutes. Following your test, you receive your results privately within 2 business days, and can speak to a doctor over the phone with confidence, should results come back as positive.

  • Result: 1-2 business days
  • 15 min test
  • Book Online
  • Doctor Prescription (if needed)

Quest Diagnostics

Preferred 17665 Torrence Ave Lansing, IL 60438 800-666-1250
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Friday: 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 11.03 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Syphilis Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Test,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • HIV Early Detection,
  • Trichomoniasis Test,
  • HIV Test

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

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Description: Why go to a public clinic? Get convenient and fast STD testing that is 100% confidential. Individual tests under $50. Order online and visit this lab the same day for a quick 15 min test. Get your results online within 1-2 business days, and view them privately. Guaranteed doctor consultation over the phone, should results come back as positive.

  • Result: 1-2 business days
  • 15 min test
  • Book Online
  • Doctor Prescription (if needed)

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Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Incorporated (Gary Health Center)

1124 Broadway Gary, IN 46407 219-886-0370
  • Hours
    • Monday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 10:00am-6:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 0.48 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Description: Social Service Organization

Community HealthNet Health Centers (Gary Community Health Center)

1021 W 5th Ave Gary, IN 46402 219-880-1190
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 0.61 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Gary City Health and Human Services Department

1145 W 5th Ave Gary, IN 46402 219-882-5565
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 0.64 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Free STD Testing,
  • No Fee

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department. Offer confidential sexually transmitted disease examinations and laboratory testing. Service area includes Lake, Porter, Newton and Jasper County. Services are provided at no cost. Free condoms available. There is a $10 administrative fee for Indiana residents and a $25 administrative fee for non-Indiana residents

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Community HealthNet Health Centers (Merrillville Location)

6100 Broadway Merrillville, IN 46410 219-880-1190
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 6.00 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Incorporated (Hammond Health Center)

7131 Indianapolis Blvd Hammond, IN 46324 219-845-0848
  • Hours
    • Monday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 10:00am-7:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 6.97 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Description: Social Service Organization

City of East Chicago Department of Public Health

100 W Chicago Ave Ste 100A East Chicago, IN 46312 219-391-8467
  • Hours
    • Please check with the clinic for the latest hours and availability.
  • 6.97 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Free Hepatitis C Testing,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Medicaid Accepted

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department. Free condoms available for East Chicago residents; for non-residents there is a $5/per 2 dozen box. Low cost STD testing

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Community HealthNet Health Centers (Ophelia Steen Center)

5927 Columbia Ave Hammond, IN 46320 219-880-1190
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-8:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 7.94 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Porter County Health Department (Portage Medical Annex)

3590 Willowcreek Rd Ste C Portage, IN 46368 219-759-8239
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-4:30pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 8.95 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Fee Based

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department. Health Department counsels, screens, and treats sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and provides testing for HIV by appointment to anyone 13 years of age or older. The service fee is $10. To make an appointment, call the office

Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky Incorporated (Merrillville Health Center)

8645 Connecticut St Merrillville, IN 46410 219-769-3500
  • Hours
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-4:00pm
    • Thursday: 11:00am-7:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-3:30pm
    • Monday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 9.15 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Description: Community Based Organization, Social Service Organization

Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana Incorporated (Hammond Office)

5261 Hohman Ave Hammond, IN 46320 219-803-7957
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-3:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-3:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-3:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-3:30pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-3:30pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 9.21 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Hepatitis C Rapid Testing,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • No Fee

Description: AIDS Service Organization

CVS MinuteClinic

801 Main St Munster, IN 46321 866-389-2727
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:30pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am-4:30pm
  • 9.66 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted

Description: CVS Partner. Please visit the website or call for eligibility requirements.
STD testing, HIV PrEP and PEP for patients 18+.
Trichomoniasis testing available as part of STD testing services

CVS MinuteClinic

2272 N Main St Crown Point, IN 46307 866-389-2727
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-7:30pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:30pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am-4:30pm
  • 10.02 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted

Description: CVS Partner. Please visit the website or call for eligibility requirements.
STD testing, HIV PrEP and PEP for patients 18+.
Trichomoniasis testing available as part of STD testing services

Christian Community Health Center (Calumet City Clinic)

364 Torrence Ave Calumet City, IL 60409 773-233-4100
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Thursday: 11:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 11.24 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • PrEP for uninsured,
  • Sliding Scale

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Christian Community Health Center (South Holland Clinic)

901 E Sibley Blvd South Holland, IL 60473 773-233-4100
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-6:00pm
    • Thursday: 11:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 13.00 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Description: . Need to register as a patient

Chicago Family Health Center

9119 S Exchange Ave Chicago, IL 60617 773-768-5000
  • Hours
    • Monday: 8:30am-8:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:30am-8:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:30am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 8:30am-1:00pm
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 14.18 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale

Cook County Health (Cottage Grove Health Center)

1645 Cottage Grove Ave Ford Heights, IL 60411 708-753-5800
  • Hours
    • Please check with the clinic for the latest hours and availability.
  • 14.32 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional Blood HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Fee Based,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Free STD Testing,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • PrEP for uninsured

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department

Advocate Trinity Hospital (Emergency Department)

2320 E 93rd St Chicago, IL 60617 773-967-2000
  • Hours
    • Monday: 11:00am-11:00pm
    • Tuesday: 11:00am-11:00pm
    • Wednesday: 11:00am-11:00pm
    • Thursday: 11:00am-11:00pm
    • Friday: 11:00am-11:00pm
    • Saturday: Closed
    • Sunday: Closed
  • 14.68 mile
  • Tests available:
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid Blood HIV Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Free Hepatitis C Testing,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • No Fee

Description: Hospital. General Public

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STD Statistics In Lake County, IN

Population

490,228

STD Cases

3,176

STD Rate

647.9 per 100,000 people

STD Breakdown

Statistics reported is based on publicly available data sources such as CDC for Lake County, IN. Data is normalized to accurately report Lake County STD Breakdown.

Additional STD Test Statistics in Gary, IN

As mentioned in the previous section, Gary has been struggling to deal with an outbreak of STI’s and HIV/AIDS. In 2016 alone, Lake County reported 19 deaths from HIV. Since 1981, over 6,000 people have died in the state of Indiana from HIV. Last year there were 413 HIV cases reported throughout the state and 94 AIDS cases.

The most prevalent cause of HIV was men having sex with men. 51% of all cases resulted from this. Men having sex with men was also the highest cause of AIDS contraction (27%). Individuals aged 20-29 were the greatest age demographic impacted by HIV. Individuals aged 30-39 were the greatest age demographic impacted by AIDS.

In 2016 there were 2,406 cases of Chlamydia reported in Lake County. From 2012 to 2016 the greatest ethnic demographic was White, non-Hispanic females. Over the course of five years there were 4,247 cases reported. The amount of cases has skyrocketed over the last few years after seeing a decline. Black, non-Hispanic women aged 20-29 are most impacted by Chlamydia.

2016 reports for Gonorrhea in Lake County revealed that 627 people were infected. During the previous year the state ranked 23rd among the 50 states for gonorrheal infections. The largest age demographic were women aged 20-24.

In 2016 there were 35 reported cases of Syphilis in Lake County. The previous year reports showed that this disease was of primary concern among men who had had sex with men. The state ranked 31st out of the 50 states in the amount of cases reported.

Graph of hiv rate in gary indiana from 2015

Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near
Gary,IN

e7 Health

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 29 E Madison St Suite 1640, Chicago, IL 60602, USA

e7 Health is a clinic that provides quality and comprehensive medical care to its clients. It offers services in various medical practices including corporate health services, travel medicine, vaccines, student health, and drug testing. The physicians also administer HIV tests, and negative HIV results may be out in 20 minutes whereas results for other STD tests may be available in two to three business days.

QUALIFICATIONS

The facility provides STD testing services to all its clients despite their income levels. However, it doesn’t accept insurance but may include insurance codes on the clients' invoices so that they may forward the same to their providers and receive partial or full reimbursements. The facility also accepts credit card payment.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The doctors may administer HPV and hepatitis vaccines to patients to prevent the spread of genital warts and hepatitis B respectively. They may also prescribe antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV positive clients.

SUMMARY

e7  Health is a non-discriminatory place whose staff serves its clients kindly. The physicians portray good work ethics by offering confidential STD services. Also, test results are anonymously posted on the online platform for easy accessibility by clients.

ADDRESS

29 E Madison St Suite 1640, Chicago, IL 60602, USA

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HOURS

  • Monday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • HIV
  • Chlamydia
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Gonorrhea
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Syphilis

Affordable or Free HIV Testing Clinics Near
Gary,IN

Marram Health Center

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 3229 Broadway, Gary, IN 46409, USA

Marram Health Center is a health facility that offers compassionate health care to its clients and has a network of health care providers and caregivers that work with clients to meet their needs. Its staff is competent in providing HIV testing and diagnostic services. HIV test results are available in 20 minutes.

QUALIFICATIONS

The facility accepts some insurances to cover for the HIV testing fees. Additionally, clients may qualify for a sliding fee scale or support programs at the facility. For eligibility purposes, details such as social security numbers, proof of sources of income, and photo identifications need to be provided.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

Clinicians may offer counseling services, and provide HIV positive clients referrals for treatment. They may also prescribe PrEP medication to clients at risk of getting HIV infections to prevent contraction. Moreover, they may recommend PEP medication to clients that may have been potentially exposed to HIV within 72 hours.

SUMMARY

Clients may seek HIV testing services via walk-in or by scheduling appointments. Additionally, they are bound to receive confidential services if they visit the clinic. Also, the facility is open for extended hours hence clients with tight schedules may also find time to be attended to.

ADDRESS

3229 Broadway, Gary, IN 46409, USA

CONTACT

STD Testing at Marram Health Center

HOURS

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • HIV

Planned Parenthood STD Test Locations Near
Gary,IN

Planned Parenthood-Gary Health Center of Gary, IN

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 1124 Broadway, Gary, IN 46407, USA

Gary Health Center is a Planned Parenthood medical clinic that offers comprehensive health care to residents living in Gary. It has well-trained clinicians who offer STD testing and treatment services. Additionally, they execute rapid HIV tests using mouth swabs, and test results may take about 20 to 30 minutes to be availed.

QUALIFICATIONS

Uninsured clients may qualify for a lower fee scale or a state-funded program to pay for STD testing services. The facility charges the fees on a household income basis.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The medical practitioners offer counseling and treatment referrals for HIV positive clients. They also administer HPV vaccines to prevent contraction of genital warts and may issue condoms to sexually active clients to prevent STD contraction. Additionally, clients may receive antibiotic prescriptions to cure bacterial STDs.

SUMMARY

The facility offers language interpretation services when clients call ahead and request. Additionally, the clinicians are cordial and provide confidential STD services. You may schedule an appointment by calling the clinic or booking your appointment online.

ADDRESS

1124 Broadway, Gary, IN 46407, USA

CONTACT

STD Testing at Planned Parenthood-Gary Health Center of Gary, IN

HOURS

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Herpes
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Syphilis
  • HIV
  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • Bacterial Vaginosis

City or County Department Sexual Health Clinics Near Gary,IN

Chicago Department of Public Health

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 333 S State St #200, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

Chicago Department of Public Health is a public health facility that works with community partners to ensure equal chances of access to health care among all Chicagoans. The facility initiates strategies to promote health, reduce environmental hazards, and prevent the occurrence of diseases. It has medical practitioners who are experienced in providing STD services.

QUALIFICATIONS

The facility offers free STD testing to all clients residing in Chicago despite their income levels, race, gender, or sexual orientation.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

Clients who test positive for HIV may receive primary health care through the health center’s partner clinics.  Moreover, those who test positive for bacterial STDs may receive antibiotics for treatment. STD negative clients may be guided on what PrEP medication entails and receive referrals to where they can get the mediation. Additionally, the facility provides free condoms to its clients to prevent the spread of most STDs.

SUMMARY

STD testing and treatment services are freely discharged to all clients. The health department has outlet clinics that provide its services, therefore, targeting numerous residents. Additionally, clients may see doctors if they schedule appointments.

ADDRESS

333 S State St #200, Chicago, IL 60604, USA

CONTACT

STD Testing at Chicago Department of Public Health

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Friday: 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Genital Warts
  • Gonorrhea
  • HIV
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Herpes
  • Hepatitis
  • Trichomoniasis
  • Bacterial Vaginosis

Urgent Care Clinics that May Offer STI Testing Services Near
Gary,IN

Midwest Express Clinic

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 5521 Lincoln Hwy #1A, Crown Point, IN 46307, USA

Midwest Express Clinic is an urgent care clinic that promptly offers comprehensive primary health care services to its clients. It provides a range of services which include drug testing, flu shots, and allergy treatment. It has physicians who are well-trained to offer STD testing and treatment services.

QUALIFICATIONS

The center offers STD testing to women regardless of age or social class. It also accepts some insurances and offers low self-pay rates for clients without insurance.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The medical practitioners offer confidential STD tests and prescribe antibiotics to treat bacterial STDs. They also guide and counsel clients who test positive for STDs on preventive measures to follow, including HPV and hepatitis vaccination to prevent the contraction of the respective STDs.

SUMMARY

Clients can see physicians by walking in, and the facility is open every day. Additionally, clinicians provide anonymous STD results to clients. They also offer services to all clients without bias and have access to quality facilities.

ADDRESS

5521 Lincoln Hwy #1A, Crown Point, IN 46307, USA

CONTACT

STD Testing at Midwest Express Clinic

HOURS

  • Monday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM

TESTS OFFERRED

  • HIV
  • Chlamydia
  • Syphilis
  • Herpes
  • Hepatitis
  • Genital Warts

Michigan Avenue Immediate Care

OVERVIEW

STD Testing at 180 N Michigan Ave #1605, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

Michigan Avenue Immediate Care is an urgent care facility established in 2002 that provides quality health care to clients. It has skilled physicians that provide STD testing, diagnosis, and treatment services. Urine and blood samples are utilized for most STD tests.

QUALIFICATIONS

The facility offers STD testing services to persons of all social classes, including students and low-income earners. It accepts some insurances to cover for services the clients receive, while uninsured clients may pay for services using self-pay options such as cash and credit cards.

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The physicians test for STDs comprehensively and may offer guidance and counseling services to clients. They may also prescribe antibiotics to treat bacterial STDs and the HPV vaccine to prevent the contraction of genital warts. Moreover, they may prescribe antiretroviral drugs to treat HIV positive clients.

 

SUMMARY

The physicians conduct STD tests confidentially and store clients' medical records anonymously. Additionally, the facility operates for extended hours to serve clients that may have tight schedules during weekdays. Moreover, it has an amiable and welcoming environment for all.

ADDRESS

180 N Michigan Ave #1605, Chicago, IL 60601, USA

CONTACT

STD Testing at Michigan Avenue Immediate Care

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • HIV
  • Chlamydia
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis C
  • Herpes
  • Gonorrhea
  • Trichomoniasis

STD Testing and Sexual Health Education in Gary, IN

There Is no law or policy within the state of Indiana that requires schools to teach sexual health education. The Department of Education has recommended that schools include sexual health education in their curriculum but it is not required. If it is taught, abstinence outside of marriage is required to be the primary focus when discussing prevention. In addition, curriculum must state that a monogamous marriage is the best way to prevent STI’s.

There are many critics that disagree with this form of education. In addition to the threat of STI’s and HIV/AIDS, teen pregnancies are growing. Nearly 50% of these are unintended and critics blame the lack of sexual health education within the school system. Many believe that if students were more informed the numbers would drastically decrease across the board.

Outside the academic arena there are many organizations that are attempting to educate the public about STI’s and HIV/AIDS. One such group is Positive Teen Health, which is a 501c3 nonprofit that provides methods to live a healthy lifestyle to individuals and educators alike. In addition, they have created outreach programs to work teens one on one. Since their beginning in 1993 they have been able to reach over 120,000 teens.

The Planned Parenthood located in Gary has resources available both at their offices Online they offer an educational section which discusses various STI’s as well as HIV/AIDS. Each section approaches the topic from an educational and medical perspective and offers advice for treatment. This Planned Parenthood is also an excellent location to receive free condoms.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Demographics in Gary, IN

In Gary, Indiana women seem to be the most impacted across the board. The only positive demographic for women was that 0,36 more times women graduated than men. Last year there were 564 female graduates in comparison to 205 male graduates.

However, the female demographic is the poorest. Women make 1.39 times less than men with an average salary of $33,705 a year. Gary, Indiana also one of the lowest median household incomes as it falls behind the national, state and county average.

The female demographic was the most impacted in relation to Chlamydia and Gonorrhea. In 2016 there were 1577 cases of women infected with Chlamydia and 300 cases of women infected with Gonorrhea. Black, non-Hispanic women were the race demographic most impacted.

This could possibly correlate with the fact that the Black, non-Hispanic population is the highest race population in Gary. Nearly 80% of the population in the city is Black, non-Hispanic. They are also the poorest demographic with nearly 1,131 Black, non-Hispanics living below the poverty level. The large Black population in correlation with amount that lives below poverty level could possibly play a part in why so many Black, non-Hispanics are affected with STI’s and HIV/AIDS.

There were also fewer Black, non-Hispanic graduates than White, non-Hispanic graduates. In 2015, there were three times more White graduates than there were Black. In the graduating class of that year, there were 462 White students and only 154 Black students.

Finally, poor health care could also play a part in why so many Black women are impacted with STI’s and HIV/AIDS. In Gary, 3,938 non-Black women receive preventive services, while only 857 Black women receive those same services. Most of these women are also older- between the ages of 67 and 69.

STI Testing Resources in Gary, IN

There are many locations within Gary, Indiana that offer STI testing. It is generally recommended that you call ahead to confirm whether you will be required to make an appointment. However, you usually can just walk in. When you call you can also verify that they offer the test you require. For example, some clinics may test for HIV but not Gonorrhea. Most clinics also take mainstream insurance plans, but it is recommended you confirm they take yours as well.

One location is the Aliveness Project of Northwest Indiana Incorporated. They are in Merrillville, which is a 20-minute drive south. They are opened Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. They offer Conventional and Rapid HIV testing. They also have a Facebook page with more information on it.

Another option is the East Chicago Health Department which is in East Chicago. It is a 16-minute drive from Gary. They are opened Monday through Friday 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. They offer the Hepatitis B vaccine, a test for Chlamydia, Syphilis and Gonorrhea, HIV testing. Herpes tests, and Hepatitis C tests. Condoms are free for East Chicago residents and $5 per box of two dozen for everyone else.

The Gary Health Center offers testing for all forms of STI’s and HIV/AIDS. They also offer condoms and the HPV vaccine. They provide sexual health education resources as well. They recommend individual call to find out hours and to make an appointment.

The city of Gary, Indiana provides their own clinic for STI and HIV/AIDS testing. They offer confidential examinations and laboratory testing. If test results come back positive they offer counseling services. This clinic serves Lake, Porter, Newton and Jasper counties.

There is a Planned Parenthood located directly in Gary. Individuals are encouraged to make an appointment online. They are opened Mondays from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm, Tuesdays from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Wednesday from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm and Thursday to Friday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. This Planned Parenthood accepts a wide variety of insurances- all of which are listed on their website.

They test for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia using urine samples. Most of their STI tests also require a genital exam. Rapid HIV testing can be done by swabbing the inside of the patient’s mouth and with results in as little as 20 minutes. They offer counseling for those whose tests come back positive.

Better Sexual Health in Gary, IN

The city of Gary, Indiana seems to provide acceptable resources, testing, and treatment for the population it has. While there has been an increase in STI’s as well as HIV/AIDS this does not seem to be from a lack of information provided both in the community, though schools seem to be lacking in adequate education. There is a Planned Parenthood within the city limits of Gary, which is an asset considering many towns do not have one. Gary also has several local clinics where testing and treatment is provided.

Demographics and statistics suggest that African Americans are most likely to contract an STI, specifically females and males who have sex with other males. It could be argued that this is a result of the percentage of Black, non-Hispanics who live below the poverty level. Regardless of the statistics, the best way to prevent STI’s is to either remain abstinent or practice safe sex with your partner. Gary also provides several online resources that help educate about STI’s.  As always, if you believe you have contracted an STI, please search out a testing center and seek treatment.

Cities Near Gary, Indiana

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