Information about Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing on campus and in the Ames community.
Please note: if you would like to privately discuss or receive further information regarding the four resources listed below, please contact Student Wellness professional staff members.
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Thielen Student Health Center provides HIV and STI testing for students.
Planned Parenthood offers confidential HIV and STI testing. Planned Parenthood can test for Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Trichomoniasis (trich), Pubic Lice, Herpes, HIV, HPV, and Hepatitis. Planned Parenthood can also diagnose a urinary tract infection, bacterial vaginosis (BV), and yeast infection. Planned Parenthood accepts most forms of private insurance and many forms of public insurance cover the cost of STI testing. Students without insurance will be charged on a sliding scale based on the student’s income.
Appointments can be made online at www.ppheartland.org or toll-free at 1.877.811.7526. Online appointment scheduling provides the patient the opportunity to enter their insurance information, if they are choosing to use insurance.
Informed Choices offers free, confidential testing for HIV, Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea and Hepatitis C. All services are free of charge. Informed Choices also provides tests for urinary tract infections, pregnancy, and limited obstetrical ultrasounds.
Primary Health Care – Ames offers confidential HIV and STI testing. Primary Health Care provides testing at their facility (Monday – Thursday from 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM only).