HIV testing may look different, but it's still available!

To support expanded HIV testing options during COVID-19, Greater Than AIDS and Walgreens, along with OraSure Technologies, donated 10,000 OraQuick In-Home HIV Tests to community partners.

Local health agencies and community-based organizations are distributing the FDA-approved, self-administered tests at no cost to those unable to get tested in person.

Free HIV Self-Testing Consumer Page 1Use the interactive map below to find a participating agency near you! Please call first to confirm hours and availability.

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If you see information on this map that needs to be updated, please email us.

In addition to the participating agencies above, click here to find more HIV self-testing services in your area.

If there is not a self-test program in your area, you can still find FREE and low-cost HIV testing services near you. Contact any service provider before visiting as hours or services may differ because of COVID-19.

HIV Self-Tests

It’s fast and easy. Just a swab of the mouth and 20 minutes later you have your results. The tests can be taken at home or anywhere that is convenient.

If you get your HIV self-test from a local agency, counseling will usually be provided before and after testing. HIV self-tests can also be purchased over-the-counter in most drug stores (retail price is usually around $40).

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If my HIV test is negative...

Consider your ongoing HIV prevention strategy. This may include PrEP, a once-daily pill that is highly effective in protecting against HIV.

Talk with your healthcare provider about whether you should schedule a follow-up test. The “window” period when HIV antibodies are detected by a test can take up to 12 weeks after exposure.

If you think you have been exposed to HIV within the last 72 hours, PEPpost exposure prophylaxis – may be an option.

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If my HIV test is positive...

A positive HIV self-test needs to be confirmed by a blood test in medical setting.

If the follow-up test is also positive, you will start daily antiretroviral medication to lower your viral load. While not a cure, it is possible to reduce the viral load to levels undetectable by lab tests.

When HIV is undetectable it cannot be passed to others through sex.

With ongoing treatment, you can live a healthy, normal lifespan.

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