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Get tested for STDs, including HIV, at most doctor’s offices and health clinics, you may also be eligible to get an HIV self-test kit by mail.

The Virginia Department of Health is committed to healthy communities free of sexually transmitted disease. Call the Virginia Disease Prevention Hotline to talk with trained counselors about HIV, viral hepatitis and other STDs: 1 (800) 533-4148.

Find FREE or low-cost STD, including HIV, testing in Virginia

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Why I Get Tested

STD testing, including HIV, 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 STD testing experiences.