STD Testing in New York City, NY

  1. Medical intake Receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors.
  2. Get tested You can get tested at a local lab.
  3. Your results Access your results usually in 3 business days or less in your secure online account.
  4. Doctor consult Connect with our medical team for a follow up.

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  • Results in 3 days or less

    Receive your results usually in 3 business days or less. When you include 'HIV Early Detection' and trichomoniasis testing, all results may take up to 5 business days.

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New York City STD Testing Centers

New York City's private testing facilities provide diagnostic testing for a variety of conditions, so other patients won't know the reason for your visit. Your test results will be kept private, and will be available to you quickly--usually in 3 business days or less.

STD Statistics in New York City, NY

STD rates in New York City have been on the rise in the past few years. The most commonly reported STD in the region is chlamydia. In 2009, there were a total of 58,376 cases of chlamydia reported in the city. In 2014, there were a total of 59,417 cases of chlamydia reported. Gonorrhea cases have been increasing as well. In 2010, there were a total of 10,807 cases of gonorrhea reported in the area. In 2014, there were a total of 13,978 cases of gonorrhea reported. Throughout all of the United States, syphilis rates have been increasing. In New York City, the number of cases have been increasing as well. In 2009, there were a total of 2,190 cases of syphilis reported. In 2014, there were a total of 3,276 cases of syphilis reported.4

In 2014, there were a total of 41,808 people in New York City living with HIV. Men were more likely to be diagnosed with HIV accounting for 71.1% of all cases reported in the city. The largest at-risk group for HIV in the area were black people, who accounted for 41.9% of all cases reported. The most common mode of transmission was in men who have sex with men (MSM), which accounted for 42.6% of all cases reported. HIV was most commonly reported in patients between the ages of 40 and 49.3 The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend screening for HIV at least once for all people between the ages of 13 and 64.5

STDs and Sexual Education in New York City, NY

The New York State Education Department (NYSED) requires that all school districts teach a program on HIV/AIDS education. New York City offers a comprehensive curriculum in sexual health education as well. All course materials are required to be medically accurate and age-appropriate. Schools in New York City offer education that teaches both abstinence and other forms of protection and birth control including instruction on the proper use of condoms. Additionally, every school is required to supply students with information on how to access community resources for sexual health. Each school is also responsible for sending our notification letters to parents informing them that their child will begin a course in sexual health education. Any parent is welcome to speak directly with a school's principal about questions or concerns involving the sexual health curriculum.6

In New York City, high school aged people who are sexually active account for a large number of reported STD cases. People between the age of 15 and 19 are the second largest group to report chlamydia and gonorrhea in New York.4 The CDC recommends that all women under the age of 25 be tested regularly for chlamydia. Additionally, it suggests that all women with multiple partners, regardless of age, should also be tested.5

STDs and Demographics in New York City, NY

Chlamydia is the most commonly reported STD in New York City. In 2014, there were a total of 59,417 cases of chlamydia reported in the city. Women are more likely to be diagnosed with a chlamydia infection than men in New York City. Women account for 62.6% of all chlamydia cases reported. Chlamydia was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 24. Gonorrhea reports have increased over the past few years in New York City. In 2014, there were a total of 13,978 cases of gonorrhea reported in the county. Women and men each accounted for 50% of all cases reported. Gonorrhea was most commonly reported in people between the ages of 15 and 29.4

In New York City, the number of syphilis cases has increased over the years. In 2014, there were a total of 3,276 cases of syphilis reported in the county. Men accounted for 98.3% of reported cases of syphilis. Syphilis most commonly appeared in men who have sex with other men (MSM). Syphilis was most commonly reported in people over the age of 25.4 The CDC recommends screenings at least once a year for syphilis, chlamydia, and gonorrhea for all sexually active gay, bisexual and other men who have sex with men. They further recommend annual testing for any women who may be below the age of 25 or engage in unsafe sex or sex with multiple partners.5

Your Best New York City, NY STD Testing Option

New York City offers its residents and visitors many options for STD treatment and testing. If you are concerned that you may have been exposed to an STD in New York, getting tested is simple, affordable and confidential with STDTestExpress.com. To get started, answer a few brief medical questions to receive a personal test recommendation from our doctors. From there, you can pick a lab to visit from our vast network of locations throughout your area. If available in your area, In-Home Collection even allows you to be tested at home, work or another convenient location. For both options, your results are usually available within 3 business days or less. Our medical staff is available to answer any questions you have and prescription services are available if allowed by state law. It is just that simple to go and get tested today.

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References:

  • 1 U.S. Census Bureau Quickfacts - New York City
  • 2 City of Brooklyn - About
  • 3 New York City HIV Surveillance Report
  • 4 New York STD Stat Report - County Breakdown (New York City Specific)
  • 5 CDC Screening Recommendations
  • 6 New York City Sexual Health Guidelines