Testing is quick and easy at Evergreen Health. Our Buffalo and Jamestown clinics 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. Please be advised that we will not be able to test or assess if you are a female presenting with symptoms, including vaginal discharge, itching, blisters or rash in the genital area. A referral will be provided.
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. You’ll know your results within 20 minutes.
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. Ask your testing nurse if you meet the risk-factor eligibility for a hepatitis C test. You’ll know your results within 20 minutes.
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 cause blindness or even death.
HIV often doesn’t have any symptoms. In the acute stage of HIV, some people 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’ve come in contact with hepatitis C.
We do not charge you or bill your insurance for HIV, hepatitis C or STI/STD testing.
If you test positive for an STI/STD, you’ll need treatment. We will provide you with your medication during your visit and bill your insurance company. Make sure you have your insurance card with you. If you don’t have insurance, or can’t afford your copay, you might qualify for a sliding-scale payment. Our Testing team is committed to helping you get the treatment that you need to feel better.
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.
Evergreen is also the leading provider of PrEP, 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 have a wide range of programs and services that will help you live your healthiest life. These services include:
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