What are the STI test options in Palo Alto,CA?

Palo Alto is a city in Santa Clara County in Northern California.  For the year 2018, there were 8,327 new cases of Chlamydia, 2,180 cases of Gonorrhea, and 528 cases of Syphilis.  In 2016, there were 134 new cases of HIV.

Some sexually transmitted infections are on the upswing in Santa Clara County, according to the county. While the rates of new HIV cases have leveled out across the South Bay county, rates of gonorrhea and syphilis have nearly quadrupled since 2010, according to the county.

Santa Clara County Department of Public Health is active in the community developing relationships with care providers and community partners to provide resources for STD/HIV prevention.  

They also provide Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis Navigation Services, a Positive Connections Program for newly diagnosed HIV individuals, and Partner Services to inform patients of potential exposure to HIV.

A few clinics to choose from in Palo Alto is the Positive Care Clinic on Quarry Rd or the MayView Community Health Center on Grant Ave.

There is a public health clinic called the Crane Center on Lenzen Avenue in nearby San Jose.  Other options include the Asian American for Community Involvement on The Alameda and the Billy DeFrank Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender Community Center also on The Alameda in San Jose.

Some clinics may offer free STD testing but others may not.  Other things to take into consideration while choosing a clinic are possible long wait times and inconvenient hours or services may depend on income and welfare eligibility.

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Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near
Palo Alto,CA

Positive Care Clinic at Palo Alto

OVERVIEW

The Positive Care Clinic is an extension of Stanford Health Care, leaders in HIV, and STI care. Each location offers HIV and STD testing, treatment, prevention, and education services for adults in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

At the Palo Alto medical center has a fully-trained, caring staff that includes a psychiatrist, three qualified positive care physicians, and a certified physician’s assistant. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Financial assistance is available to anyone uninsured and underinsured. Patients must complete an application in their language to see if they qualify. Some patients may be eligible for no interest payment plans. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

As a full-service health clinic, patients receive testing, follow-up care, and treatment if necessary.

SUMMARY

The medical center is conveniently located on a main city bus route for easy access. You can get screenings for all STIs, treatment if necessary, and prevention services here. 

ADDRESS

211 Quarry Road, Suite 202,Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Real Options Obria Medical Clinics - Mountain View

OVERVIEW

Real Options Clinics are licensed by the California Department of Public Health that provides caring, compassionate, and confidential care. They offer walk-in STD screenings during business hours and Saturday appointments upon request. They have a full, qualified staff of OB/GYN practitioners, registered nurses, nurse practitioners, and a complete support staff. 

QUALIFICATIONS

This location doesn’t charge for testing or treatment. However, fees may be required for any outsourced lab services. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The clinic provides STI screenings, treatment, and ongoing support services. Prescriptions are sent to local pharmacies. All patients receive free sexual health education and prevention information to reduce future infections. An after-hours helpline is also available for anyone with questions, concerns, or support with a diagnosis. 

SUMMARY

This clinic puts your health and privacy first. They have convenient hours and a location that’s on a public bus line to improve access. If you need additional care, referral services are also available. 

ADDRESS

298 San Antonio Road, Suite 100, Mountain View, CA 94040

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Mayview Community Health Center

OVERVIEW

Mayview has a long history of screening and treating residents of Silicon Valley for STDs. Along with their office in Palo Alto, CA, they offer the same services at their Sunnyvale and Mountain View clinics. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Free and low-cost screenings and treatment may be available for patients with no insurance that are income-qualified. All services are confidential. The clinic accepts most insurances and self-pay patients may qualify for discounts. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The Palo Alto Clinic is a full-service medical location with STD screenings, preventive care, aftercare if necessary, and referrals for outside treatment for more complex issues. 

SUMMARY

This location is close to public transportation. The nearest bus route is #89.  The center is open for evening and weekend appointments, which makes it easy for patients to work around other obligations for testing and treatment. Post care options include HIV test counseling, and STD prevention education. 

ADDRESS

270 Grant Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94306

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Sequoia Teen Wellness Center

OVERVIEW

The center focuses on the sexual health of teenagers and young adults. Two family nurse practitioners staff this clinic, offering personal care to each patient. 

QUALIFICATIONS

This STI screening center is for teens and young adults ages 12 to 24. Legal immigration status isn’t a barrier to free or low-cost treatment. Income-qualified patients can apply for assistance. Copay assistance may be available for patients under 26 on private health insurance through their parents. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The clinic offers full primary care services including STI screenings, treatment, follow-up care, and prevention education. They also provide mental health services and support groups that can be helpful with a positive test result. 

SUMMARY

This medical center is close to public transportation, the staff is caring and trained to work with teens and young adults. Interpretation services are also available via phone or video chat in most languages including American sign language. 

ADDRESS

200 James Ave, Redwood City, California 94063

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Planned Parenthood STD Test Locations Near
Palo Alto,CA

Mountain View Health Center (Planned Parenthood)

OVERVIEW

The Mountain View Planned Parenthood is operated by the Planned Parenthood Mar Monte. As one of the country’s top provider of sexual health providers, they offer experience, qualified medical professionals, and walk-in care whenever they are open. This service is first-come, first-serve.

Patients that are nervous about calling the center for an appointment can use the online application. 

QUALIFICATIONS

Free services may be available at this location for qualified people. If you have health insurance, a copayment may be due at your appointment time. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

The center offers full treatment plans, including follow-up care for all STDs except HIV. After a positive diagnosis, counseling services are available on site and a referral is available for medical treatment. 

SUMMARY

The Mountain View clinic offers Spanish, Tagalog, Hindi, and Punjabi interpreters at the site. Patients need to notify the front office staff when making their appointment of any necessary language services.

ADDRESS

225 San Antonio Rd, Mountain View, CA 94040

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Urgent Care Clinics that May Offer STI Testing Services Near
Palo Alto,CA

Instant Urgent Care

OVERVIEW

Instant Urgent Care provides quality, same day, no appointment necessary STD screening. If you know what time you’ll be heading to the clinic, you can also book an appointment by phone and online when openings are available. 

QUALIFICATIONS

The health center offers low-cost out-of-pocket options for screenings and treatment. Patients with insurance may have to pay a copayment for all services, including additional charges for seeing an urgent care doctor. The clinic accepts most health insurance plans including Medicare and Medicaid Advantage Plans. 

TREATMENT OPTIONS

Instant Urgent Care offers screenings, treatment when necessary, follow-up care, and educational services for preventing STIs. 

SUMMARY

With walk-in, same day, and extended evening and Saturday hours, this STI screening location is ideal for patients looking for scheduling convenience and privacy at an affordable price. 

ADDRESS

3737 El Camino Real,Palo Alto, CA, 94306

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