It’s never been easier to get an HIV test!

There are more places than ever to get tested in Virginia. In addition to most doctor’s offices and health clinics, you can also get a test kit to take at home.

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.

Why Get Tested?

Get answers to frequently asked questions about testing for HIV and other STDs.



Many Walgreens in VA offer FREE HIV and hepatits C testing. Just a stick of the finger. Results while you wait.


At Home

Request your FREE HIV self-test to take at home. Swab the inside of your mouth. Results in about 20 minutes.


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Why I Get Tested

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

These Virginians are making HIV testing a part of their routine.