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Adolescent and Young Adult Reproductive Health

Need information about STDs?  Visit our STD Health Topics page.

These Services Are Provided at Good Neighbor Community Health Center's Columbus Location

  • Free birth control and condoms*
  • Free STD testing and treatment*
  • Free pregnancy testing*
  • Education on reproductive and sexual health issues
  • Are for all genders

Available Contraceptives

  • Nexplanon insertion and removal (Columbus location only)
  • IUD (5, 8, or 10 year)
  • Depo-Provera (3 month injection)
  • Various doses of Birth Control Pills
  • Condoms

Your appointment is completely confidential.  You can come to your appointment by yourself, with a friend, a parent or other family member.  

Cost For Services

*Age 19 and younger – Free services

No one is denied services based on an ability to pay.

At Good Neighbor, we:
  • Test for all STDs, including HIV.  All testing is confidential.

  • Do expedited partner tests and treatments for gonorrhea and chlamydia.

  • Offer free testing and treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia for you and your partner.

  • Treat all other STDs (except HIV)  with prescription drug therapy.

  • Refer HIV positive patients to specialists for treatment.

  • Offer the HPV vaccine for persons up to 45 years old.


  • STDs impact young people the hardest. In the U.S., almost half of all new infections in 2018 were among people aged 15-24.

  • If you are sexually active, you can lower your risk of getting an STD several ways, including by using a condom the right way from start to finish.

  • Almost all STDs that can be spread via condomless vaginal sex also can be spread through oral and anal sex without a condom.

  • You can’t tell if someone has an STD just by looking at them. Many STDs don’t cause any symptoms, so the only way to know for sure is to get tested.

  • Even if you use birth control, you should still think about STD prevention. Birth control methods like the pill, patch, ring, and IUD are very effective at preventing pregnancy, but they do not protect against STDs and HIV.

  • The most reliable way to avoid STDs is to not have vaginal, anal, or oral sex.

  • Women and girls living with HIV may have no symptoms for years. Click here for 12 facts every woman needs to know about HIV and AIDS.

All STDs, even HIV, are treatable, and most are curable. The sooner you get tested, the sooner you can take action to protect your health and the health of your partner(s).