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What are the STI test options in Palos Verdes,CA?

The number of confirmed cases of STDs in Palos Verdes is on the rise with 25 out of 100000 people living with Gonorrhea and 52.2 out of 100000 living with HIV in 2017.

HIV is the most commonly reported communicable disease and has shown a steady increase in the city over the past couple of years. There are now about 50 000 residents in the area who are receiving treatment for HIV. 

Herpes is another STD that is becoming increasingly common in Palos Verdes with about 21 percent of sexually active women and 8 percent of sexually active men in the area currently affected in 2016.

In Los Angeles County 492 out of 100000 people are living with HIV in 2016. Health Officials in Palos Verdes are urging residents to get tested for STDs on a regular basis to protect themselves and their partners.

There are a number of private and public clinics offering STD testing options in the Palos Verde area including Doctors that offer private testing options. 

UCLA Medical Center on the harbor is easy to get to with public transport and has plenty of parking space available. They offer a full range of STD testing at set times. 

If you prefer to stay closer to the city center, try the South Bay Family Healthcare Center which is within walking distance of a number of bus routes and there are parking garages nearby for those driving.

The tests are done quickly, leaving you time to explore all that Palos Verde has to offer. 

Some clinics in Palos Verde offer free STD testing but the results can take a long time to be available and others will know why you are in the clinic. The free STD testing may not be available to everyone as it often depends on your income level.

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What STD tests do I need?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention1 (CDC) recommends screening for the most common STDs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, syphilis, herpes 1, herpes 2, and HIV for both men and women. In addition, the CDC suggests women get screened for trichomoniasis.

SaferSTD recommends searching for locations that offer a 10-test panel which tests for the most common bacteria and viral STDs in the U.S. with additional premium add-ons like early HIV detection, if needed.

When should I get tested?

The CDC2 provides detailed STD testing information as to when you should get tested. In summary, you should get tested today if you are sexually active, never been tested before, have had unprotected sex in the past, or if you exhibit symptoms. 

According to the World Health Organization3, the majority of STI cases reported every day, more than one million, are asymptomatic; another reason to get tested today.

You should get tested again in 90 days to rule out STDs that have specific exposure waiting times, including HIV.

How are STD tests done?

STD testing can be a quick and simple process, depending on the type of test you choose and where you get tested. Some may require an oral or genital swab, a urine test or blood sample, or a physical exam to check your genital area for signs of an STD.

SaferSTD has identified preferred providers that require only a urine test, a blood sample, or both without a physical exam.

How fast do I get my results?

The speed at which you receive your STD testing results depends on where you get tested. Before you choose your location, find out how long testing results will take. 

At-home STD testing results are usually 3-5 business days, depending on the manufacturer of your test. You also need to take into account the amount of time it takes to receive the test or pick one up, perform the test, and ship it back, before the lab can analyze your results and report back to you. 

If you test at a public facility such as a neighborhood clinic, you may have to wait a week, if not more for the results, which could delay treatment. If you test through a private facility, they have the fastest turnaround within 1-3 business days. 

SaferSTD has researched and identified the most accredited and most reputable testing locations. Click here to find a preferred location near you.

What same-day testing locations are available in Palos Verdes, CA?

Some STD testing clinics offer same-day walk-in options without an appointment. Below are nearby preferred locations that offer this option.

How much will STD testing cost in Palos Verdes, CA?

The cost of STD testing depends on whether you select private, public, or at-home testing, as well as the type of test(s) you need.

Several at-home STD options and public testing locations can cost up to $250, with most on the higher end, depending on the brand and type of testing. Public testing fees also vary based on income and welfare eligibility. 

With private testing, you may save money on a low-cost comprehensive 10-test panel that tests for the most common bacterial and viral STDs in the United States. 

SaferSTD has researched and identified reputable locations that offer upfront pricing without hidden fees. Click here to find a preferred location near you.

What STD test option is best for me in Palos Verdes, CA?

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Quest Diagnostics

883 Silver Spur Rd Rolling Hills Estates, CA 90274
1-800-666-1250
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Thursday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Friday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Saturday: 7:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Sunday: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM
  • Available Tests:
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • HIV Early Detection
  • Trichomoniasis Test
  • HIV Test

Accredited and Certified

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

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)
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2.08 mile

Labcorp

550 Deep Valley Dr. Suite 327 Rolling Hills Estate, CA 90274 Rolling Hills Estates
1-800-666-1250
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Thursday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Friday: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
    • Saturday Closed
    • Sunday Closed
  • Available Tests:
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • HIV Early Detection
  • Trichomoniasis Test
  • HIV Test

Accredited and Certified

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

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)
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4.61 mile

Labcorp

1360 W 6th St Ste 190 San Pedro, CA 90732
1-800-666-1250
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Thursday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Friday: 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • Saturday Closed
    • Sunday Closed
  • Available Tests:
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • HIV Early Detection
  • Trichomoniasis Test
  • HIV Test

Accredited and Certified

These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

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. Doctor consultation available 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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4.71 mile

Quest Diagnostics

1294 W 6th St San Pedro, CA 90731
1-800-666-1250
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tuesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Wednesday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Thursday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Friday: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Saturday Closed
    • Sunday Closed
  • Available Tests:
  • Chlamydia Test
  • Syphilis Test
  • Gonorrhea Test
  • Hepatitis A Test
  • Hepatitis B Test
  • Hepatitis C Test
  • Herpes Test
  • HIV Early Detection
  • Trichomoniasis Test
  • HIV Test

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These location types are best for: Privacy and convenience

Description: Get Fast, Easy and Affordable testing at this location. Results come back within 2 business days and be in and out of the lab in less then 20 minutes.

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

Harbor Community Health Centers

593 W 6th St San Pedro, CA 90731
310-547-020-2
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 7:30am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 7:30am-6:00pm
    • Wednesday: 7:30am-6:00pm
    • Thursday: 7:30am-6:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • PrEP for uninsured,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted,
  • Free STD Testing,
  • Free HIV Testing,
  • Free Hepatitis C Testing,
  • Free Hepatitis B Testing
5.69 mile

Harbor Community Health Centers

425 S Pacific Ave San Pedro, CA 90731
310-547-020-2
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:30am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
6.13 mile

Northeast Community Clinics (Harbor City Health Center)

1403 W Lomita Blvd Ste 100 Harbor City, CA 90710 Huntington Park
310-784-580-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Closed from 12:00pm – 1:00pm

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6.13 mile

Harbor Community Health Centers

731 S Beacon St San Pedro, CA 90731
310-547-020-2
  • Hours
    Office 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
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
6.52 mile

Torrance Urgent Care

2195 Sepulveda Blvd Torrance, CA 90501 Old Torrance
424-337-160-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-8:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-8:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-8:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-8:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-5:00pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
6.66 mile

Urgent Care Center of South Bay

4305 Torrance Blvd Ste 106 Torrance, CA 90503
310-542-975-8
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-8:00pm
    • Saturday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Sunday: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional 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,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
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7.61 mile

Wilmington Community Clinic (Wilmington Clinic)

1009 N Avalon Blvd Wilmington, CA 90744
310-549-576-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-9:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-9:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-9:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-9:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-4:00pm
    • Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Insurance Accepted
7.84 mile

Los Angeles County Health Services (Wilmington Health Center)

1325 Broad Ave Wilmington, CA 90744
310-404-204-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department.

8.16 mile

Mercy Pharmacy Group Incorporated (Carson Pharmacy)

21720 S Vermont Ave Ste 101 Torrance, CA 90502 West Carson
310-328-098-2
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 9:30am-6:30pm
    • Tuesday: 9:30am-6:30pm
    • Wednesday: 9:30am-6:30pm
    • Thursday: 9:30am-6:30pm
    • Friday: 9:30am-6:30pm
    • Saturday: 9:30am-4:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Test,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Pharmaceutical Company.

10.59 mile

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (Carson Health Center)

661 E University Dr Carson, CA 90746
800-576-554-4
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Social Service Organization. You are welcome to walk in any time the Health Center is open to make an appointment or see if there is a same day appointment available

10.82 mile

Planned Parenthood Los Angeles (South Bay Health Center)

14623 Hawthorne Blvd Ste 300 Lawndale, CA 90260
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Saturday: 8:00am-4:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Social Service Organization. If you are uninsured, you may qualify for a state-funded program or a lower fee scale. Please bring the following documents: photo ID. Fees for services are based on your household income. You will not be turned away because of your inability to pay. Services under some insurance plans and physician groups require prior authorization. You are welcome to walk in any time the Health Center is open to make an appointment or see if there is a same day appointment available. Walk-in hours Mon.-Fri., 8am-3:30pm and Sat., 8am-3pm

11.02 mile

Venice Family Clinic (Simms/Mann Health and Wellness Center)

2509 Pico Blvd Santa Monica, CA 90405 Harbor Gateway North
310-327-135-7
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Herpes Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Donations Accepted,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
11.25 mile

Los Angeles County Health Services (Long Beach Comprehensive Health Center)

1333 Chestnut Ave Long Beach, CA 90813 Washington
562-753-230-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-4:30pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-4:30pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional HIV Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Public Health Department/Social Services Department.

11.39 mile

Tarzana Treatment Centers Incorporated (Tarzana Treatment Centers Long Beach)

2101 Magnolia Ave Long Beach, CA 90806 South Wrigley
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Friday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • HPV Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis A Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine,
  • Hepatitis C Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted

Description: Community Based Organization. Tarzana Treatment Centers provides integrated health care services for HIV positive individuals. Services include primary care, mental health and substance abuse treatment, housing, transportation, and more.

11.45 mile

Expreso Medical Dental Clinic

13672 Hawthorne Blvd Hawthorne, CA 90250
310-644-509-7
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Tuesday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Wednesday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Thursday: 9:00am-6:00pm
    • Friday: 9:00am-6:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Conventional 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,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
  • Insurance Accepted
11.67 mile

APLA Health (Long Beach Health Center)

1043 Elm Ave Ste 302 Long Beach, CA 90813
562-432-774-0
  • Hours
    Office hours:
    • Monday: 8:00am-5:00pm
    • Tuesday: 8:00am-7:00pm
    • Wednesday: 8:00am-7:00pm
    • Thursday: 8:00am-5:00pm
  • Tests available:
  • Chlamydia Test,
  • Gonorrhea Test,
  • Rapid HIV Test,
  • Syphilis Test
  • Fee Information:
  • Low Cost,
  • Medicaid Accepted,
  • Sliding Scale,
  • PrEP for uninsured,
  • Medicare Accepted,
  • Fee Based,
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STD STATISTICS

STD Statistics In Los Angeles County, CA

10,116,705

Population

75,210

STD Cases

743.4

STD Rate per 100,000 people

STD Breakdown

Statistics reported is based on publicly available data sources such as CDC for Los Angeles County, CA. Data is normalized to accurately report Los Angeles County STD Breakdown.
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Additional STD Test Statistics in Palos Verdes, CA

Health officials are struggling to deal with the large number of residents that test positive for a sexually transmitted disease each year. According to statistics released by the CDC and Los Angeles County health department the area has one of the highest rates of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis in the state and nation. While there are several factors that are being blamed for the high number of STI cases reported each year, the fact remains that the city is facing a potential health crisis.

The statistics are particularly surprising given the huge marketing campaign that tackled the dangers of HIV/AIDS. It seems that while the rates for this potentially deadly virus have fallen slightly, residents are still not taking care of the sexual health judging by the rising rates for the other commonly transmitted diseases. This means that not everyone is aware of how important regular STD testing is for their continued good health.

According to the recent statistics it is not just teens and young adults who are testing positive for at least one sexually transmitted disease, but older residents are also contracting STDs with alarming frequency. In fact older men account for over half of the primary and secondary Syphilis incidents. Gonorrhea rates are also up in men, particularly among those ages 18 to 24.

When it comes to Chlamydia women have the highest rate of infection, especially teens and young adults. African American and Hispanic residents tend to present the highest risk for contracting any of the STDs, though Syphilis incidents are rising in older Caucasian males. Some of the other statistics that highlight the importance of regular STD testing include,

  • From 2006 to 2015 the number of primary and secondary Syphilis cases in men nearly doubled.
  • Women between the ages of 20 to 24 are among those with the highest risk for contracting Chlamydia.
  • African American males are almost twice as likely to contract Gonorrhea as other ethnicities.

STD Testing Palos Verdes, CA

CLINICS

Low Cost or Free STD Testing Clinics Near Palos Verdes,CA

Top STD Testing Locations in  Palos VerdesCA

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Access Health

STD Testing at 21730 Vermont Ave UNIT 131, Torrance, CA 90502, USA

Qualifications

All patients are welcome at the health facility for STD/HIV services. The clinic accepts only cash, debit, and credit cards for its services, and it does not take health insurance plans.

Treatment Options

Walk-ins are welcome for STD testing, treatment, and counseling services. Patients may also consult with physicians over the phone and request prescriptions for minor illnesses.

Summary

Access Health offers a free parking lot to patients and visitors. Individuals are guaranteed quality health care because the facility adopts a customer-focused approach, which ensures that patients are served quickly. The clinic’s onsite lab also enables individuals to receive fast and accurate onsite test results to help physicians with diagnosis.

ADDRESS

21730 Vermont Ave UNIT 131, Torrance, CA 90502, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at Access Health

HOURS

  • Monday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Thursday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Friday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

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

Southbay Family HealthCare

STD Testing at 2114 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, USA

Qualifications

Low-cost to free STD services are available to teenagers aged between 12 to 19 years, and adults are offered confidential HIV testing. The facility also accepts Medicare and Medicaid and provides a sliding fee scale to self-pay patients.

Treatment Options

Teenagers are required to schedule an appointment to access sexual health services. Physicians may also provide referrals to patients who require specialized medical attention.

Summary

Southbay Family HealthCare provides a conducive and friendly environment for teenagers seeking confidential STD/HIV testing, birth control, pregnancy testing, and counselling services. It also offers nutritional and general health education to community members to improve their health and well being.

ADDRESS

2114 Artesia Blvd, Redondo Beach, CA 90278, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at Southbay Family HealthCare

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Thursday: 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM
  • Friday: 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis A
  • Chlamydia
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIV
  • Herpes
  • Gonorrhea

Harbor Community Clinic

STD Testing at 593 W 6th St, San Pedro, CA 90731, USA

Qualifications

Individuals are welcome at the clinic for low-cost STD/HIV testing. The facility accepts most insurance plans, including Medicaid, Anthem, and may offer a sliding fee scale to uninsured patients.

Treatment Options

STD/HIV testing and treatment are available by appointment. Physicians may offer PEP medications and counseling services to individuals exposed to HIV within 72 hours.

Summary

NCQA has accredited Harbor Community Clinic as a patient-centered medical home because it adopts information technology and teamwork to improve patients’ experience and reduce medical costs. The facility’s health practitioners are fluent in both English and Spanish, hence they can effectively communicate with patients from different nationalities.

ADDRESS

593 W 6th St, San Pedro, CA 90731, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at Harbor Community Clinic

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Chlamydia
  • HPV
  • Hepatitis A
  • HIV
  • Herpes
  • Gonorrhea

Planned Parenthood - Compton Health Center

STD Testing at 4402 E Compton Blvd Suite  104 Suite  104, East Compton, CA 90221, USA

Qualifications

The facility is open the general public seeking STD/ HIV testing and treatment services. It also accepts health insurance plans, including Medicare and Medicaid, and uninsured persons are allowed to pay their medical bills in cash, credit cards, or checks. Moreover, low-income individuals may also qualify for a sliding fee scale depending on their income.

Treatment Options

The facility welcomes patients seeking STD/HIV services on a walk-in basis, but the clinic’s management advises individuals to book an appointment.

Summary

Patients can receive low-cost to free HPV vaccines and STD tests at Planned Parenthood - Compton Health Center. The clinic has the Visit Companion app, which helps individuals to understand their health options, and they can also have an easy dialogue with clinicians. Moreover, the facility offers restorative recovery rooms to accommodate clients after a procedure.

ADDRESS

4402 E Compton Blvd Suite 104 Suite 104, East Compton, CA 90221, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at Planned Parenthood - Compton Health Center

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Syphilis
  • Hepatitis B
  • Chlamydia
  • HPV
  • Trichomoniasis
  • HIV
  • Herpes
  • Gonorrhea

Providence Urgent Care - San Pedro

STD Testing at 1499 W 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90732, USA

Qualifications

Individuals aged six months and above are eligible for STD/HIV screening. The clinic accepts numerous insurance plans, including HMOs, PPO, and Medicare, and uninsured patients may pay using cash or credit cards.

Treatment Options

Individuals may schedule an appointment or walk in the facility for STD testing and treatment. The clinic’s virtual visit app also enables individuals to interact directly with health care providers through videos, app, or PC.

Summary

Providence Urgent Care - San Pedro delivers innovative solutions to ensure patients receive convenient, low cost, and accessible health care services. The clinic also has an online platform that enables individuals to book appointments through their phone or PC.

ADDRESS

1499 W 1st St, San Pedro, CA 90732, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at Providence Urgent Care - San Pedro

HOURS

  • Monday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Tuesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Thursday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Friday: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
  • Saturday: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: Closed

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
  • HIV

OceanFront Urgent Care & Family Medicine

STD Testing at 31236 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275, USA

Qualifications

Individuals are required to download and fill online patients' forms to access STD/HIV testing at the facility. It also accepts major health insurance plans and allows self-pay patients to pay using cash, checks, or credit and debit cards.

Treatment Options

Physicians provide services to walk-ins; however, they encourage individuals to book an appointment before visiting. They may also follow up on patients to ensure that they come for their regular check-ups.

Summary

OceanFront Urgent Care & Family Medicine has on-site labs, which enable lab technicians to provide accurate and quick STD/HIV test results at affordable rates. It has skilled medical providers who are equipped with the resources needed to manage various health conditions. Additionally, the hospital has a pharmacy that makes it easier for patients to access their prescriptions.

ADDRESS

31236 Palos Verdes Dr W, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA 90275, USA

CONTACT

WEBSITE

STD Testing at OceanFront Urgent Care & Family Medicine

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 – 5:00 PM
  • Sunday: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

TESTS OFFERRED

  • Syphilis
  • HIV
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia
Sexual Health Education

STD Testing and Sexual Health Education in Palos Verdes, CA

In response to the rising STD rates across the state, California lawmakers have added new requirements to the sex education programs taught in the public school system. Not only are all public primary and secondary schools required to offer comprehensive and medically accurate sex education classes, previously “taboo” subjects are now freely discussed.

These changes include information on all forms of FDA approved methods of contraception, along with discussions on what it means to be sexually active. The main changes educators are scrambling to meet include leaving out any religious doctrine from the classes. Abstinence based material is also left out, though students are still encouraged to refrain from sexually activity at least until they are mature enough to handle the responsibility.

Some cities already provide students with this type of sexual education, and studies show that since these classes were implemented STD and teen pregnancy rates have fallen dramatically. Students will also learn about the importance of regular HIV testing in Palos Verdes, in hopes that the rate for this virus will continue to stay below national averages. The importance of regular Herpes testing in Palos Verdes is also covered in the new sex education classes, and local school officials are hopeful that this will help slow the spread of this disease.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and Demographics in Palos Verdes, CA

While officials are hopeful that the newly implemented sex education classes will help lower the small city’s STD rates, the previous lack of a comprehensive program is not the only reason rates for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Syphilis are rising.

This small city sits on the beautiful peninsula, and while this does give residents stunning views of the Pacific Ocean it doesn’t leave the suburb a lot of room for STI clinics. The few that are in the metro area typically have long lines, and recent budget cuts have left these community health centers severely understaffed. With so much to see and do on the peninsula, the majority of residents choose to put off this important health procedure instead of spending the day waiting in line.

The recent budget cuts have also made it difficult for some residents to afford regular STD testing. Until recently Medicare covered STD testing, and now that residents have to pay out of pockets many are simply finding that it is too expensive to take care of their sexual health. This can be especially true for larger families.

The suburb is also part of the LA metro area, and its close proximity to the city is also affecting its STD rates. Many residents work and play in the city, and due to the previous lack of education most do not even realize that their behaviors could be putting their sexual health at risk.

Better Sexual Health in Palos Verdes, CA

Before you head out to one of the overlooks on the peninsula or enjoy a quiet day at Point Vicente Lighthouse it is important to take a few minutes and take care of your sexual health. It is understandable if you don’t want to spend the entire day waiting in line at a STD center, and now there is a faster and easier way for you to take care of your sexual health. With just one phone call you can schedule confidential STD testing and only spend a few minutes at a conveniently located lab. This way you will still have plenty of time to visit the Marine Land of the Pacific.

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Cities Near Palos Verdes, California

Each page below contains a detailed report of the local area, location STD statistics and clinic reviews of some the top STD testing locations. The content is curated by our very own editors and medical experts.

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