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Let's talk about HIV testing

There are more options than ever to get tested for HIV! 

Free and low cost testing for HIV, as well as other STDs, is available across the U.S. Don't like needles? Ask about oral swab or finger stick tests. Rapid HIV tests provide results in under 20 minutes.

Organizations in Kansas City are also offering FREE HIV self-tests to take at home or wherever is convenient. At-home HIV tests can be purchased at many drug stores.

Condoms are a low cost, easy to get and highly effective option that protect against HIV and other STDs, as well as pregnancy.

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Getting Tested

Find free and low cost testing near you in Kansas City. These agencies and health department provide fast and easy testing for HIV, as well as mail options for self-tests and condoms.

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Testing FAQs

Get answers to frequently-asked-questions about HIV testing! Who should get tested? How often? What types of tests are available? How soon results are available? And more!


Other STDs

Like HIV, other common STDs, such as syphillis and chlamydia, often show no symptoms. The only way to know is to get tested. All STDs are treatable and many are curable.

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Why I Get Tested

HIV testing is recommended as part of routine healthcare. But that doesn't mean it automatically happens. To know for sure, ask to be tested!

Real people share their HIV testing experiences.


Find FREE HIV Testing Near You!

You’ve got options. Ask about finger stick or oral swab tests. Rapid tests provide results in under 20 minutes, some as fast as one minute. HIV self-tests are also available by mail.