Testing is quick and easy at Evergreen Health. Our Buffalo and Jamestown health centers accept both walk-ins and appointments for HIV, hepatitis C and STI/STD testing. You can always count on our team to be non-judgmental, affirming, educational and understanding.
Testing is only available for individuals who are 18 and older.
Sexually transmitted infections (STIs), also known as sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), pass from person-to-person through any sexual contact, including anal, oral or vaginal sex. The only way to know if you have an STI/STD is through testing. You’ll know your results within a week. We offer screenings for gonorrhea, syphilis and chlamydia.
HIV is a virus that passes from person-to-person through unprotected sexual contact or contact with HIV-positive blood. HIV is the virus that causes AIDS. The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. Once you get tested you’ll know your preliminary results within 20 minutes. If you test positive for HIV, you will need ongoing medical care. We can begin discussing a treatment plan right away.
Hepatitis C is an infection that passes from person to person through contact with hepatitis C – positive blood. The only way to know if you have hepatitis C is to get tested. It only takes 20 minutes to learn your preliminary results.
Often, STIs/STDs show no symptoms at all. If you think you may have come into contact with an STI, you should get tested.
Syphilis has four stages. It’s important to treat syphilis as early as possible. When syphilis is left untreated, it can have long term effects.
HIV often doesn’t have any symptoms, but some people initially experience symptoms that feel like a cold, the flu, or even mono (mononucleosis). These symptoms can include a fever, achiness and a sore throat.
Hepatitis C often doesn’t have any symptoms. You should be tested for hepatitis C if you think that you have come in contact with hepatitis C.
Evergreen Health accepts a wide range of insurance plans and does not turn patients away due to their inability to pay. For uninsured or underinsured patients, we offer a sliding fee discount program to provide care to patients at a cost they can afford. To apply for our sliding fee discount program, please fill out the application and bring it to your provider’s office. If you test positive for HIV or hepatitis C, you’ll need ongoing medical care. We can begin discussing a treatment plan right away. Learn more about hepatitis C care and HIV care.
Evergreen is the leading provider of PrEP in Western New York. PrEP is a prescription drug for HIV prevention that, when taken every day, greatly reduces your risk of getting HIV by blocking the virus. Learn more about HIV prevention and PrEP.
We offer free condoms every day to prevent the spread of HIV, hepatitis C and STIs/STDs. Learn more about how to access free condoms.
We have a wide range of programs and services that will help you live your healthiest life. These services include:
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Monday, Wednesday – Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Some services do require appointments
Syringe Exchange Program
Monday, Wednesday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Call to make an appointment (availability Monday-Friday)
Monday: 12 to 4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.