What are your hours for HIV Testing? Do I need to make an appointment?
Monday through Thursday, 10:00am - 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm. No appointment needed!
Please call before coming to be sure we have a tester available.
If you can't make it during those hours, call 314-535-7275 to see if we can set up another time.
Do you offer STD testing?
We test for HIV and syphilis. To find a location for other STD tests, call 314-535-7275 or check out http://hivtest.cdc.gov/stdtesting.aspx.
How long does testing take?
About 30 minutes total: a brief 10-15 minute counseling session and 20 minutes to process the Rapid HIV Test.
Results for syphilis are processed by the State of Missouri Public Laboratory and can take up to 2 weeks for results to return.
What kind of HIV test is done?
We use rapid and conventional tests.
Rapid tests - 20 minute results (blood sample). Conventional tests - up to 2 weeks for results (blood sample).
An HIV antibody test looks for these antibodies in blood. Most people develop detectable HIV antibodies within 6 to 12 weeks (3 months) of infection. In rare cases, it can take up to 6 months.
Where are you located?
We are located at 4169 Laclede Ave. St. Louis, MO 63108.
This is in the Central West End, between Boyle and Sarah.
How much does HIV/STD testing cost?
There is no fee for testing.
What are the symptoms for HIV? How long does it take for HIV to show up?
Please call 314-535-7275 between Monday-Thursday, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM and 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM to speak with one of our testers; or click on HIV/STD Facts for detailed information.
Do you take donations? Do you take memorial donations?
We greatly appreciate donations!
More information on making a donation can be found here.