Please get tested regularly. Knowledge is power and could save your life. Remember if you discover you are HIV positive you don’t need to have insurance to get help.
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The following organizations offer free confidential testing. Please play safe and use condoms. Free condoms are also available at all testing locations. Please click on logos for information. Check further down this page for additional resources.
The Very Handsome Star of HDTV’s Color Splash, David Bromstad has partnered with Janssen Therapeutics on an initiative which encourages people to get tested as part of a campaign called, “Know Yourself: Get HIV Tested.” He has created a beautiful mural to promote this initiative. David, a former HERO of the Month. promotes CDC resources where you can text your zip code and find testing centers near you. HERO covers his speech about the texting program and shows his mural at the LGBT Community Center in NYC. Please check out this amazing video and spread the word.
Additional Anonymous Testing Sites
These Testing sites do not require you to give your name or any other identifying information. Test results can never be linked to you. If you test positive, they may ask for your name but you don’t have to give it to them. You may call the New York City Department of Health at (800) TALK HIV or (800) 825-5448 or at (212) 447-8200 (follow the instructions to reach the AIDS hotline) with questions regarding anonymous HIV testing or to make an appointment at one of these sites. The locations listed below are Department of Health anonymous HIV Testing sites. Many also offer free and confidential STD services, although their hours may vary.
(718) 579-7714 Monday-Friday 8:00-12:00.
Manhattan, Central Harlem
2238 Fifth Ave., 3rd Floor (between 136th & 137th Streets) New York, NY 10037. (212) 690-1760. Or call the AIDS hotline at (800) 825-5448 for an appointment. Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00. Saturday 8:30-12:30. Free HIV/STD Testing.
Manhattan, East Harlem
158 East 115th St., Rm. 158 (off Lexington Avenue) New York, NY 10029. (212) 360-5931. Or call the AIDS hotline at (800) 825-5448 for an appointment. Monday-Friday 8:30-4:00. Free HIV Testing (Tuesday-Thursday Free STD Testing).
303 Ninth Ave. 2nd Floor (28th Street) New York, NY 10001. (212) 239-1718 Also offers confidential STD exams. Or call the AIDS hotline at (800) 825-5448 for an appointment. Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. Saturday 9:00-1:00. Free HIV/STD Testing.
160 West 100th Street, 1st Floor (between Columbus & Amsterdam) New York, NY 10025. (212) 865-7757. Or call the AIDS hotline at (800) 825-5448 for an appointment. Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. Free HIV/STD Testing.