AIDS at 30: Where to get tested

Posted on 30 Jun 2011 at 6:11pm

Dallas County

• Dallas County Health and Human Services Department:
The clinic is located on the third floor of the DCHHS building, 2377 N. Stemmons Freeway in Dallas, in Room 336. The fee is $15 or $20, depending on the type of test requested. Results can be obtained within an hour with the Rapid Test ($20) or in 3-to-5 days with the ELISA ($15).
Results must be picked up in person. Picture identification required.
To get tested for HIV and syphilis,
call 214-819-1980.
Appointments are required for individuals who chose to take the Rapid Test.
For more information, go online to
DallasCounty.org/Department/HHS/
HIVIntervention.html

• Dallas tSTD services:
LabCorp, 3801 Gaston Ave., Suite 104; Dallas; testing available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Complete HIV and antibody testing is $249. For information go online to TSTD.org.

• AIDS Interfaith Network:
Testing services offered free to qualified clients at the AIN offices, 501 N. Stemmons Freeway, Ste. 200 in Dallas. Call 214-943-4444 or go online to AIDSInterfaithNetwork.org.

•AIDS Arms:
Free testing offered Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon, and 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Peabody Health Center, 1906 Peabody St. in Dallas. Call 214-421-7848 or go online to AIDSArms.org for more information.

• Resource Center Dallas:
Free, confidential screenings offered at the Nelson-Tebedo Clinic, 4012 Cedar Springs Road in Dallas, including testing for syphilis, rapid HIV antibody and HIV-RNA tests. Rapid HIV results are available within 30 minutes; additional results available in seven business days. Standard HIV Test fee is $50 and results are available in less than seven days. Fee for anonymous Rapid HIV antibody screening is $90. Testing offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., and Thursday noon to 3 p.m. Appointments are required and can be scheduled by calling 214-528-2336. There is also a Thursday walk-in clinic from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Tarrant County

• Tarrant County Public Health:
Free rapid HIV testing available Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., and Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments are not required. Call 817-321-4803 or go online to TarrantCounty.com/ehealth/cwp for more information.

• AIDS Outreach:
Offers blood-draw testing for HIV and syphilis free of charge, with blood spot (finger poke blood test) available only if blood cannot be drawn. Results available within seven days. Testing offered at the AOC office, 400 N. Beach St. in Fort Worth: on Monday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., no appointment necessary; Tuesday and Wednesday, 9 a.m. to noon and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., no appointment necessary; Thursday, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. by appointment only; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., no appointment necessary; and on the first Saturday of each month, by appointment only. Call 817-335-1994 for an appointment or for more information, or go online to AOC.org for more information.

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