Sexual Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases/Infections Testing

Our Health Department offers exams, counseling, testing, treatment, referrals, and prevention education about sexually transmitted diseases/infections (STDs/STIs) including, but not limited to Gonorrhea, Syphilis, Herpes, Chlamydia, Trichomoniasis, NGU, and HIV every Monday to Friday from 8 am to 3:15 pm (5:30 pm on Tuesday) for no out-of-pocket cost. Services are available by appointment. Please call 910-798-3500 to schedule your appointment.  Condoms are offered free of charge on a walk-in basis during normal business hours.

STI Express Clinic (STIX):

The STI Express Clinic is available to anyone that is sexually active and provides testing for Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV, Syphilis, and Hepatitis B and C for those meeting criteria.  The STI Express Clinic is for individuals that are not experiencing symptoms of an STI but may have had a recent changed in sexual activity or a potential exposure to an STI.  Testing is performed by Registered Nurses with a referral to a provider as needed.  The STI Express Clinic is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm with extended hours on Tuesdays until 5:30 pm.  Appointments are available and walk-ins are welcome.  Testing is free and insurance is not required. 

Free STD/STI Community Testing Events:

The Health Promotion team offers free community testing for STDs, including HIV, throughout the year at various locations. These events are free and appointments are not required. Click here to find a list of the upcoming testing events.

Important Phone Numbers

  • National HIV Treatment Hotline
    1-866-HIV-INFO (866-448-4643)
  • HIV Text Line
    Text Your Zip Code to 566948
  • CDC AIDS/HIV Information Line
    1-800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636) or TTY: 888-232-6348
     24 hours