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Athens STD Testing

According to the Georgia Department of Public Health, sexually transmitted disease incidence rates are on the rise in the Southeast. From 2014 to 2018, the state saw a 14.3 percent increase in STD rates. The 2019 surveillance report cites Georgia as the state with the fourth highest syphilis rate, the 15th highest gonorrhea rate, and the 7th highest chlamydia rate in the country.

With STD rates on the rise throughout Athens, Georgia, and the Southwest, it is more important than ever that sexually active Athens residents seek out reliable STD testing services and get tested. At Priority STD Testing, we offer fast, reputable, and convenient STD testing services throughout Georgia. For your convenience, we have a testing lab right here in Athens (1000 Hawthorne Ave Ste Q). Simply order your test online and stop in at a time that works for you.

Medically reviewed by Hilary Davidson Medical Writer
Reviewed on 07/21/2021

STD Incidence Rates in Georgia


Reported new cases of HIV in Georgia


Reported new cases of chlamydia in Georgia


Reported new cases of gonorrhea in Georgia


Reported new cases of syphilis in Georgia


Reported new cases of hepatitis B in Georgia


Reported new cases of hepatitis C in Georgia

*Data collected from the 2022 CDC Surveillance Report

STD Testing FAQs for Athens Patients

Do I need to fast before getting tested?

No, fasting is not required for any tests we offer.

Do I need an appointment after ordering?

No appointment is necessary once you’ve placed your order. Simply stop in at your convenience. If you’re not able to make it in right away, don’t worry. Your order is valid for up to 90 days from the time of purchase.

For more frequently asked questions, visit our FAQs page

Verified STD testing provider by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on 12/01/2020.
Recognized member of the Better Business Bureau (BBB) since 2015.
Named best STD test provider by Healthline on 03/24/2021.

Why Choose Priority STD Testing in Athens, GA

At Priority STD Testing, we aim to provide Athens patients with the fastest, most reliable, and safest STD testing services on the market. You owe it to yourself to stay safe and know if you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted disease. Remember, many times STDs are asymptomatic, so the only way to know for sure if you’ve contracted one is through proper testing. To get tested today, simply order your test through our online catalog and stop by our Athens testing facility at 1000 Hawthorne Ave Ste Q (or any testing center for that matter). You’ll have complete and accurate results in as little as 24-72 hours.

Great from instruction to appointment
Great from instruction to appointment and results. Dara made fast at helping me feel comfortable. I would recommend Priority to anyone. Thank you
Excellent customer service
Excellent customer service, trouble-shooting & follow-up services. Easy to access results.
Very helpful
This service was very helpful and even after receiving my results I called to have them interpreted and the gentleman I spoke with was very helpful and kind. Highly recommend!

STD Testing Labs in Athens GA


  1. “Data & Statistics.” Georgia Department of Public Health. Accessed June 8, 2021.