Get Tested for HIV

New York City remains the epicenter of the HIV epidemic in the United States. Getting an HIV test is the only way to be sure #beHIVsure of your status. Knowing your HIV status can help you lead a long and healthy life.

If you test HIV-positive, you can get an appointment with a health care provider and get HIV medications right away. Treating HIV keeps you healthy and can prevent you from spreading the virus. Recent CDC research has shown HIV medicines help people with HIV live longer.

If you test HIV-negative, you can learn more about HIV prevention options, including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), daily medications that can help prevent you from HIV infection.

Find an HIV Testing Site

You can use the NYC Health Map to find out where to get tested for HIV. You can also learn where you can get tested today by calling 311 or texting ‘TestNYC’ to 877-877.

HIV Testing Information Resources

Download our brochure What You Need to Know About an HIV Test (PDF). It provides comprehensive information for anyone with questions about getting tested for HIV.

Additional Resources:

Call 311 for information or how to get help.

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