Please feel free to call SARAH to discuss these resources and other options.

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Sexually Transmitted Infections/HIV


In general, prophylaxis is a method of preventing diseases. Prophylaxis (a medicine) is a way of preventing the transmission of STIs shortly after unprotected sexual contact. 

Treatment and Testing:

Student Health Services:

  • Website: Student Health Services

  • Number: 314-935-6666

  • SHS provides STI testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, hepatitis B and C, herpes, syphilis, HPV, trichomoniasis, and HIV. 

  • For more information on making an appointment at SHS, please reference Medical Health under Wash U Campus Resources.

Barnes Jewish Hospital

The Spot

  • Number: 314-535-1413

  • Location: 4169 Laclede Ave

  • Website: The Spot

  • The Spot is open to individuals between the ages of 13-24. It offers free HIV/ STI testing and treatment, as well as contraception and counseling. Walk-in appointments are available on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 pm to 7 pm. Call at 9 am on Mondays, Thursdays, and Fridays to schedule a same-day appointment. 

Project ARK

  • Website: Project Ark

  • Number: 314-535-7275

  • Location: 4169 Laclede Avenue (above The Spot)

  • Project ARK provides testing for HIV and Syphillis, treatment and medication, case management, counseling, support groups, and other services.

Planned Parenthood

  • Address: 4251 Forest Park Avenue or 3401 S. Grand Blvd

  • Number: 314-531-7526

  • Website: Planned Parenthood

  • Planned Parenthood offers free and confidential STI and HIV testing as well as treatments and vaccines.

Vivent Health

  • Website: Vivent Health

  • Number: 314-645-6451

  • Location: 2653 Locust St.

  • M-F: 8:00am-5pm

  • Vivent Health offers PrEP, HIV testing, case management, a food pantry, and medical care including behavioral, dental, and mental.

WashU Med Contraceptive Choice Center

  • Website: Contraceptive Choice

  • Number: 314-747-0800 

  • Location: 4901 Forest Park Avenue (Barnes Jewish Hospital) Floor 7

  • WashU Med Contraceptive Choice Center offers STI testing and treatment.


CDC National Health Information Hotline: 800-232-4636

  • This hotline can provide answers to questions about HIV, protection, and testing.

HIV Nightline: 800-628-9240

  • This hotline can provide 24/7 emotional support and information to anyone at risk or living with HIV/AIDS, in addition to family members and caregivers.



  • Website: Doorways

  • Number: 314-535-1919

  • Doorways offers both housing and empowerment programs for those battling HIV.

Food Outreach

  • Number: 314-652-3663

  • Location: 3117 Olive St.

  • This food outreach program is eligible for those with an HIV/AIDS diagnosis. This program can include dietetic counseling, meal provision, emotional support, education, and more.