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STD Testing

Know your status: Get tested to protect yourself and others!

The Centers for Disease Control estimate that there are 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases (STD’s) annually. Half of those cases are in men & women under age 25. Untreated STD’s can cause serious health problems, including infertility. The Health Department provides confidential and affordable testing and treatment for sexually-transmitted diseases through our family planning and STD programs.

Get the Facts About STIs & STDs
There are a number of sexually transmitted infections, diseases, and related conditions. Many have few or no symptoms. Getting tested is the only way to truly know you health status. Click the links below to read CDC fact sheets about STDs and related conditions.

Bacterial Vaginosis
Chlamydia
Gonorrhea
Genital Herpes
HIV & Aids
Human Papillomavirus
Pelvic Inflammatory Disease
Syphilis
Trichomoniasis

Eligibility & Fees
Anyone who wants to be tested for a sexually transmitted disease is eligible. The following payment sources are accepted for Sexually Transmitted Infections/Disease Testing:

  • Medicaid
  • Private Insurance
  • Private Pay: fees are based on a sliding fee scale following a financial assessment.

Payment is expected at the time of service. Donations accepted.

 

Contact Info

For more information about the Family Planning Program, please contact your local health department office.

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s)

Q: Are services confidential?

A: Yes. Information will not be released to anyone without your consent, unless required or allowed by state law.

Q: What if I can’t afford to pay?

A: The Health Department will not refuse you service if you cannot pay.

 

For additional information about family planning services, please visit:

Family Planning in Michigan