Avaialable to all UNC students, UNC Campus Health Services offers STI/HIV testing. Students can make appointments online through the HealthyHeels portal or by callling 919-966-2281. UNC Student Wellness also offers sexual health education and counseling appointments with Carolina Health Education Counselors of Sexuality (CHECS); appointments can cover a wide array of topics, including contraception, what to expect before a well-woman's exam, STI diagnosis counseling, and more. Students can make appointments with CHECS by calling 919-966-2281.
The LGBTQ Center at UNC offers various resources and educational
programs for the UNC-Chapel Hill community. Look here for information on
relevant topics, student organizations, scholarships and more.
Address: 301 Lloyd St., Carrboro
Hours: Wednesdays 5-9pm
This student-run clinic offers free STI testing, among other health
services. Students in health programs can volunteer to be trained to provide
services at the clinic to the local community.
Address: 2501 Homestead Road, Chapel Hill
They also offer free STI testing and family planning services. The
County Health Department website also has information on the many services,
topics, and issues they address in the community.
Phone: 919-596-9898 Ext 316 for Durham office, 919-834-2437 Ext 17 for
Address: 1810 East Main St., Durham OR 324 S. Harrington St., 1st
More free STI testing! They also hold events throughout the year, such
as the AIDSWALK + Ride.
Go Ask Alice! is a fantastic health resource. The website is maintained
by health educators at Columbia University, and it is set up in a Q&A
format. The sexual health topics are great. If someone has a question, chances
are that the folks at Go Ask Alice! have heard it before and have a great
answer already on hand. You can submit questions, too! They also answer
questions about nutrition, alcohol/drugs, sexuality, relationships, and mental
This website is a thorough resource for information about sexually
transmitted infections. The CDC has excellent fact sheets that clearly explain
prevention, transmission, and symptoms.
ASHA offers information about sexually transmitted infections. Their
site offers an “ask the experts” section and a message board monitored by STI
Planned Parenthood’s “Health Topics” include excellent explanations of
different options for birth control.