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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:
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
Barnes offers STI prophylaxis and free HIV prophylaxis.
Location: 4169 Laclede Ave
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.
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.
Address: 4251 Forest Park Avenue or 3401 S. Grand Blvd
Planned Parenthood offers free and confidential STI and HIV testing as well as treatments and vaccines.
Location: 2653 Locust St.
Vivent Health offers PrEP, HIV testing, case management, a food pantry, and medical care including behavioral, dental, and mental.
WashU Med Contraceptive Choice Center
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.
Doorways offers both housing and empowerment programs for those battling HIV.
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.