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1243 E Broad St, Columbus, OH 432051243 E Broad St
Open until 5:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.91(383 reviews)
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Integrative Wellness Center - 1243 E Broad St
I had a Covid test twice in two weeks for international travel. Both went w/o a hitch in my car behind the Center. Very convenient. Will use them again.

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444 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville, OH 43082444 N Cleveland Ave
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.91(4.5k reviews)
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Westar Urgent Care - 444 N Cleveland Ave, Westerville
Had a walk in appointment. Wait time was reasonable considering it was a walk in. Excellent staff, excellent care. Hands down the best Urgent Care in the area.

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10330 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell, OH 4306510330 Sawmill Pkwy
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.91(4.1k reviews)
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Wedgewood Urgent Care - 10330 Sawmill Pkwy, Powell
This is my family’s go to place if we need to be seen in a hurry or after hours. They are always efficient, friendly and get us on our way to feeling better. I really appreciate everything about them! They do an amazing job!

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101 W Cherry St, Sunbury, OH 43074101 W Cherry St
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
4.89(3.1k reviews)
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Sunbury Urgent Care - 101 W Cherry St, Sunbury
Friendly and professional staff. Easy to schedule an appointment and prompt service. Would definitely recommend this location.

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2112 Cherry Valley Rd, Newark, OH 430552112 Cherry Valley Rd
Open until 8:30 pm
  • Mon 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Tue 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Wed 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Thu 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Fri 8:30 am - 8:30 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
4.88(3.5k reviews)
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Newark Valley Urgent Care - 2112 Cherry Valley Rd, Newark
My favorite Urgent Care for Licking County! Courteous and professional staff and medical team.

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50 Old Village Rd, Columbus, OH 4322850 Old Village Rd
Open12:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.44(400 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 50 Old Village Rd
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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99 N Brice Rd N, Columbus, OH 4321399 N Brice Rd N
Open 4:00 pm
  • Mon 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Tue 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Wed 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Thu 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • Fri 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
  • SatClosed
  • SunClosed
4.33(537 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 99 N Brice Rd N
I came in one day without an appoint and waited two hours as a walk-in before I had to leave without being tested. I made an appointment through Quest Lab Testing for the next day, showed up on time, got tested easily and was on my way in 15-20 minutes. Staff is friendly and helpful.
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STD Basic Screening Panel
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$269
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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia
$139
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5130 Bradenton Ave, Dublin, OH 430175130 Bradenton Ave
Open 4:30 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 4:30 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • SunClosed
4.32(552 reviews)
Quest Diagnostics - 5130 Bradenton Ave
I thought it was extremely easy to book a lab test appointment with Quest. Getting the test done was simple and so was the getting the results! Great job putting together something so user friendly.
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$269
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Gonorrhea and Chlamydia
$139
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1495 W 5th Ave, Columbus, OH 432121495 W 5th Ave
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MinuteClinic® at CVS®, W 5th Ave, Columbus - 1495 W 5th Ave, Columbus

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2160 N High St, Columbus, OH 432012160 N High St
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MinuteClinic® at CVS®, N High St, Columbus - 2160 N High St, Columbus

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3424 S High St, Columbus, OH 432073424 S High St
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MinuteClinic® at CVS®, S High St, Columbus - 3424 S High St, Columbus

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1885 W Henderson Rd, Upper Arlington, OH 432201885 W Henderson Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MinuteClinic® at CVS®, W Henderson Rd, Upper Arlington - 1885 W Henderson Rd, Upper Arlington

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7470 Sawmill Rd, Dublin, OH 432357470 Sawmill Rd
Open until 8:00 pm
  • Mon 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tue 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wed 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thu 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Fri 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm
  • Sun 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
MinuteClinic® at CVS®, Sawmill Rd, Dublin - 7470 Sawmill Rd, Dublin

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399 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215399 E Main St
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500 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215500 E Main St
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495 E Main St, Columbus, OH 43215495 E Main St
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700 Children's Dr, Columbus, OH 43205700 Children's Dr
Open until11:00 pm
  • Mon 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Tue 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Wed 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Thu 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Fri 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
3.43(37 reviews)
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555 S 18th St, Columbus, OH 43205555 S 18th St
Open until10:00 pm
  • Mon 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Tue 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Wed 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Thu 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Fri 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • Sat 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
  • Sun 8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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543 Taylor Ave, Columbus, OH 43203543 Taylor Ave
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Our STD Basic Screening Panel checks for the 4 most common sexually transmitted infections: chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV-1, and HIV-2.
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This test checks for the presence of both chlamydia and gonorrhea, the 2 most common STDs.

Getting Tested for STDs in Columbus, OH

Who should get tested for STDs?

Anyone who is sexually active, particularly those with multiple partners, should consider regular STD testing. This includes both men and women, regardless of sexual orientation. Those who have unprotected sex or share injection drug equipment are also at a higher risk. It's important to remember that many STDs often show no symptoms, making regular testing crucial for early detection and treatment.

Importance of getting tested

Getting tested for STDs is a vital aspect of maintaining good sexual health. Early detection can prevent serious health complications such as infertility, cancer, and organ damage. It also helps to prevent the spread of STDs to others. According to the CDC, STDs are a significant health challenge in the United States, with millions of new infections each year.

Std testing options in Columbus, OH:

Urgent care and walk-in clinics

Urgent care centers and walk-in clinics, such as Urgent Care 24/7 and Carbon Health Urgent Care in Upper Arlington, offer convenient, same-day STD testing. These facilities often have shorter wait times compared to traditional doctor's offices and hospitals. You can book same-day and next-day testing appointments at these locations through Solv’s website and mobile app.

Primary care providers

Primary care providers are another option for STD testing. They can provide comprehensive sexual health services, including testing and treatment for STDs. However, appointments may need to be scheduled in advance.

Free STD testing and community health centers

Community health centers and free clinics offer affordable STD testing options. These centers, often funded by the government or non-profit organizations, aim to provide accessible healthcare services to all, regardless of income.

At-home testing

At-home STD testing kits are also available for those who prefer privacy and convenience. These kits can be ordered online, used at home, and sent back to a lab for results. However, it's important to ensure the test is FDA-approved for accuracy.

Prevalence of STDs in Columbus

Columbus, located in Franklin County, is grappling with a high prevalence of STDs. According to the CDC, the city has seen a steady increase in the number of STD cases over the years. This trend mirrors the national data, which shows a significant rise in STDs across the country. Comparatively, nearby counties such as Fayette County and Washington County have reported lower rates of STDs.

Risk factors related to STDs in Columbus

Several factors contribute to the high STD rates in Columbus. These include a lack of sexual education, reduced access to healthcare services, and socioeconomic factors such as poverty and drug use. The city's large population of young adults, who are statistically more likely to contract STDs, also plays a role. Furthermore, stigma around STD testing can often deter individuals from getting tested and treated promptly.

Sources

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  1. Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2020: Tables (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/hiv/library/reports/hiv-surveillance/vol-33/content/tables.html
  2. Sexually Transmitted Diseases — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases*, United States, 1941–2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/1.htm
  3. Chlamydia — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/2.htm
  4. Gonorrhea — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/7.htm
  5. Primary and Secondary Syphilis — Reported Cases and Rates of Reported Cases by State, Ranked by Rates, United States, 2021 (CDC) https://www.cdc.gov/std/statistics/2021/tables/13.html
  6. Atlas Plus (CDC) https://gis.cdc.gov/grasp/nchhstpatlas/tables.html
  7. County Health Rankings https://www.countyhealthrankings.org/explore-health-rankings/rankings-data-documentation

STD Testing FAQs

  • Where should I get an STD test in Columbus?

    In a doctor's office, a health clinic, or an urgent care center, you can get an STD test. If you're experiencing symptoms, it's best to visit a doctor's office, where they can also treat you or issue you a prescription. While some Columbus clinics and urgent care centers allow walk-in appointments, it's advisable to make an appointment ahead of time to prevent excessive waits.

  • How long does it take to get STD test results?

    Various testing are required for various STDs. Depending on the type of STD test you took, you may receive your results in two to ten days. Some outcomes may be immediately available. Your doctor may be able to diagnose an STD through a physical examination. In some cases, your doctor's office may only contact you if your test results are positive.

  • How much does an STD test cost in Columbus?

    The cost of STD testing is governed by several factors, including where you are tested, the type of test you need, and if you have health insurance. Some Columbus clinics may offer free testing or testing on a sliding scale based on your income. Because of the cost, don't put off obtaining an STD test. With your doctor's office, discuss the cost and payment choices. Delaying STD treatment may have catastrophic implications.

  • Does insurance cover STD testing in Columbus?

    The cost of STD testing is governed by a number of factors, including the location of the test, the type of test required, and whether or not you have health insurance. Some clinics may provide free or sliding-scale testing, depending on your income. Don't let the expense of an STD test deter you from getting one. With your doctor's office, discuss the price and payment choices. Delaying STD treatment could have catastrophic ramifications.

  • How do they test for STDs in Columbus?

    There are around 20 different forms of STDs, each with its own set of diagnostic tests. No single test exists that can detect all types of STDs. Your doctor can help you figure out which tests you'll need. In STD testing, a blood sample or a urine sample may be used. Your doctor may also take a swab from the inside of your cheek, your vaginal area, or another potentially infected place.

  • What STDs can be detected by a blood test?

    Blood tests are used to diagnose hepatitis B, hepatitis C, herpes, HIV, and syphilis. In a laboratory, a technician examines a blood sample for antibodies that the body has produced in reaction to disease. The virus's DNA can also be detected by several blood tests. Remember that if you've recently been exposed to an STD and your body hasn't yet produced antibodies, you could test negative even if you have the disease.

  • Can I get a same-day appointment for STD testing in Columbus?

    Many Columbus, OH urgent care providers offer same-day and next-day appointments, which you may book through Solv. To make healthcare more accessible to everyone, we collaborate with thousands of top-rated local providers. Our physician partners understand that waiting days, if not weeks, for an appointment isn't always the best option, and they share our commitment to simple, accessible health care.

  • How can I book an STD test on Solv?

    To find a healthcare practitioner in your area, simply enter your location and search for "STD test" on our website. A list of providers and available appointments can be found on the following page. Choose the most convenient time and location for you. Make it clear that you've come for STD testing.

  • How long does an STD test take in Columbus?

    If you have a specific STD, inform your doctor so that the necessary test can be scheduled. Otherwise, they'll help you figure out which tests you'll need. The nurse or doctor simply needs a few minutes to get a blood sample, a urine sample, or a swab from the probable infection site.

  • Can I test myself for STDs at home?

    Although there are several STD home tests available, not all of them are accurate. The accuracy of any STD test is determined by the quality of the sample taken. For home STD kits, a blood sample, a urine sample, or both are frequently required. Because doctors and nurses have more experience collecting samples, traditional in-office STD testing is the most accurate.

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