San Diego STD Testing
At Priority STD Testing, our mission is to provide our patients the most private, accurate, and quickest STD testing services around. In order to do this effectively, we strive to be nothing but respectful toward our patients in every aspect.
In dealing with a patient’s sexual health, we owe it to them to provide privacy and display nothing less than 100% professionalism. This is exactly what you’ll find at our San Diego testing facilities. Our patients are never singled out or put in potentially embarrassing or awkward situations. We don’t reach out to you over the phone or via email without your prior consent and we won’t send you anything in the mail that lists our name or references the services we provide. Your privacy is of the utmost importance to us and you can be confident that your visit will remain confidential.
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Getting Tested in San Diego
Every STD test we offer is approved by the FDA and administered in CLIA certified laboratories by trained professionals. It’s our goal to provide complete and conclusive results for our patients and we spare no expense in doing so.
However, that shouldn’t imply that our process is slow. It’s not. Quite the contrary, actually. Our testing processes are quick and non-invasive and most patients are in and out of our testing facilities in less than a half hour. Once collected, a patient’s sample is sent via rush order to one of our labs for processing and results are compiled and sent back in as little as one business day.
In terms of finding an STD testing option in San Diego, you won’t find a more convenient option than one of our neighborhood testing centers. Simply order your STD test online and stop by the location most convenient to you during normal business hours.
Why Should San Diego Residents Get Tested?
STD rates are on the rise in San Diego and have been for several years now. According to San Diego County records1, San Diego County saw a 4.1 percent increase in chlamydia rates from 2018 to 2019 (686.3 cases per 100,000). Recent studies reveal that the overall rate of syphilis increased 7.0 percent in that same time frame (34.4 cases per 100,000). Also on the rise, gonorrhea cases increased by 3.1 percent (190.8 cases per 100,000 persons). The Centers for Disease Control2 reports that in 2018, San Diego-Carlsbad saw a record 21,912 new chlamydia cases. With statistics like these, we cannot stress enough the importance of practicing safe sex and getting the proper tests when appropriate.
How Much Will It Cost?
The cost of testing depends on the type of sexually transmitted diseases and/or number of tests you’re wishing to have conducted. Our individual tests (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, Herpes I/II, HIV 1, HIV 2, Syphilis, and Trichomoniasis) run between $49 and $109 each. We also offer a twin panel test for chlamydia and gonorrhea which costs $129 (a savings of $49) as well as an all-in-one ten-panel test which costs $198 (a savings of $405). For a complete list of test options, visit our “Tests & Pricing” page.
Where in San Diego Can I Get Tested?
We have more than 4,000 testing sites across the country, including six in San Diego and dozens more just a few miles beyond the city limits. Our facilities are open from 6:00 am to 6:30 pm on weekdays from 7:00 am to noon on Saturday. To find the lab closest to you, visit our “Find A Lab” page and enter your five-digit zip code. If you have any questions, our care counselors are standing by to assist.
We Are Better Than A “Free Clinic”
At each one of our San Diego testing centers, we pride ourselves on creating a stress-free and professional environment for our patients. We won’t make you wait in long lines or stick you in overcrowded waiting rooms. We won’t administer potentially inaccurate or invasive testing procedures. And we’ll never do anything to embarrass you, offend you or jeopardize your trust in our expert staff or our top-grade medical services. Our goal is to keep your tests and results completely confidential and off of your permanent medical record which is why we will never report anything to your healthcare provider. Free STD testing services cannot offer the same level of discretion, speed, or accuracy, which is what sets our service apart from the rest.
For many San Diego residents, there’s just not enough time in the day to get everything done. Unfortunately, STD testing is one of the many tasks we’re just “too busy” to take care of. For this reason, we aim to provide the quickest and most convenient CA STD testing services in the San Diego area. We produce comprehensive and accurate results and you simply won’t find a better option anywhere else.
We know this can be a lot to take on. We also understand that every San Diego resident’s situation is different. It would be near impossible to cover everyone’s bases in just a few short sentences, so it’s perfectly fine to ask questions when it comes to sexually transmitted diseases, your sexual health and personal well-being. For this reason, our care counselors are available by phone or online chat should you have any questions or concerns or just want someone to help guide you in the right direction.
- “Reports and Statistics.” San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. Accessed March 16, 2021. https://www.sandiegocounty.gov/content/sdc/hhsa/programs/phs/hiv_std_hepatitis_branch/reports_and_statistics.html.
- “Table 6 – 2018 Sexually Transmitted Diseases Surveillance.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, August 20, 2019. https://www.cdc.gov/std/stats18/tables/6.htm.
- “AtlasPlus | NCHHSTP | CDC”, n.d. Accessed March 17, 2021. https://www.cdc.gov/nchhstp/atlas/index.htm.
Our Testing is:
- FDA Approved
- HIPAA Compliant
Pick your test privately on our website or over the phone. Our skilled care counselors are available to support you every step of the way. It’s our goal to make the ordering process as easy and user-friendly as possible.
We ensure that no one is going to jeopardize your personal privacy or embarrass you at any of our screening facilities. Your testing is your business and nobody else’s. We strive to make the process 100% private.
Results are conveniently obtainable by phone or online at any time using an unique and secure login portal. Results will never be mailed to your home and absolutely nothing will be reported to your healthcare provider.
Why Choose Priority STD Testing in San Diego?
Same Day Testing
You won’t be required to clear your schedule for us. At Priority STD Testing, we offer same day testing in San Diego and the whole process, start to finish, is fast and hassle-free. The sexually transmitted disease testing procedure only takes a few minutes, and patients are typically in and out of the center in under a half hour. And your personal and private information stays protected and discreet all throughout the entire process.
Through this process, we pledge to honor your confidentiality. We will never reach out to you directly without your consent and we take each and every precaution available to keep your online information protected. Your encrypted online profile is available to you and only you. All services provided by Priority STD Testing are HIPAA compliant which means that, by law, access to your personal health information is yours alone.
Public facilities or health departments using free STD screening give little privacy when it comes to your sexual wellness. Going to your physician can be awkward and even raise questions as to the reason for your visit by others. Our discreet collection centers are nondescript, meaning you will never be singled out for getting an STD examination. No other patients will know the reason for your visit other than to provide a regular blood and urine sample.
Fast and Accurate Results
We aim to offer the fastest and most accurate test results to our patients. All of our tests are FDA approved and executed in CLIA certified laboratories so you can rest easy knowing your STD testing results are conclusive. As soon as your sample has been collected, results are expedited as a rush order and normally process in only 24-72 hrs. You can access your results on-line 24 hours a day or by calling one of our care counselors.
Unlike other testing services for sexually transmitted infections, we provide treatment options to patients who test positive for chlamydia, gonorrhea or trichomoniasis. If you receive a positive result, simply call to talk with a care counselor who will help in scheduling a phone consult with one of our physicians. No office visits are needed, and your medicine is sent out straight to the pharmacy of your choice. In almost all situations, medicine is available the very same day.
Your doctor or public clinic might not always test you for all types of STDs. It is crucial to know which tests are available and which tests are right for you. Priority STD Testing offers comprehensive testing for sexually transmitted diseases including HIV, oral herpes (HSV1), genital herpes (HSV2), chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and also trichomoniasis. And our care counselors are on call to assist you choose the tests that are right for you.
STD Incidence Rates in California
Reported new cases of HIV in California
Reported new cases of chlamydia in California
Reported new cases of gonorrhea in California
Reported new cases of syphilis in California
Reported new cases of hepatitis B in California
Reported new cases of hepatitis C in California
**Data collected from the 2017 CDC Surveillance Report
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