Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Clinic

Service
The Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic provides its clients with the most up-to-date assessment and treatment possible for sexually transmitted diseases.

  • Testing, diagnosis and treatment for a variety of sexually transmitted diseases
  • Risk reduction and prevention counseling
  • Referral for HIV case management, if needed
  • Appointments are necessary (walk-ins may be seen if clinic schedule allows)
  • By ruling of the North Carolina Legislature, teenagers may be seen in clinic without parental consent

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Fees and Eligibility
Sexually Transmitted Disease services are personalized. Pricing is based on different criteria. Contact us if you have any questions. 

Services provided regardless of county of residence.

 

HIV Testing

  • Provides HIV testing and post-test counseling
  • Appointment needed for testing; HIV results and post-test counseling is available without appointment during clinic hours
  • No charge for this service. All services are confidential
  • Services provided in Statesville and Mooresville

What STD testing is available?

  • HIV/STD Information
  • Syphilis
  • Gonorrhea
  • Chlamydia (females only)
  • Herpes (tissue culture for clients with symptoms only)
  • Urethritis or “NGU” (males only)
  • Trichomoniasis or“trich”

How to make an appointment?
Call 704-878-5300 for an appointment in Statesville
Call 704-664-5281 for an appointment in Mooresville

  • Clinic operates daily in Statesville and at different times throughout the week in Mooresville
  • Appointments are necessary (walk-ins may be seen if clinic schedule allows)

When will I get my STD/HIV Results?
You will receive information on how to obtain your results before leaving the clinic area.  Some of the results could take up to 3 weeks to return.

For general information about Iredell County’s HIV/STD program, please call 704-878-5300 for Statesville or 704-664-5281 for Mooresville.

 

Resources for more information

Common Questions:

1.What is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? A Sexually Transmitted Disease or STD is a lifelong infection passed from one person to another during oral sex, sexual intercourse, or anal sex. Some are curable, some are not.

2.How will I know if my partner has an STD? Since most STD’s do not have obvious signs or symptoms the only way to truly tell if someone has an STD is through a medical exam and lab testing.

3.What STD's are curable? Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphilis are common STD’s that are caused by bacteria.These can usually be cured with antibiotics if treated early. If these STDS are not treated early on they can have serious, long term problems such as blindness, infertility and encephalitis (swelling of the brain).

4.What is the process of having an STD test? Call the Health Department to make an appointment if you need an STD test. This test is CONFIDENTIAL.

5.How can I prevent getting an STD? Abstinence (no sexual activity) is the only way to be 100% protected from getting a STD.

6.Are all STD's tested during my visit? Not all STD’s are tested during a regular STD check. Talk with your Health Department provider regarding additional testing.

7.How long does it take for lab results to come back? It depends on the specific test. Some test results are the same day and others could take up to three weeks.

8.Can my lab results be sent to another doctor? Yes, a release of information may be required.

General Information
 
Current information about HIV and other STDs is available at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

http://www.cdc.gov/std/default.htm

Statistics about HIV and STD rates in North Carolina can be viewed on the HIV/STD Prevention and Care Branch website.

http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/cd/stds/figures.html