Pensacola, Fla – The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) offers a free HIV test at the After-Hours Clinic, which takes place on the first Thursday of each month. The next After-Hours Hospital is on Thursday, July 7, 2022, at FDOH-Escambia’s Fairfield. Open to the public, there is no time required. Details are listed below:
What: Immediate HIV Testing Clinic After Hours.
WHO: Open to the public, no time required.
When: Thursday, July 7, 2022, between 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm *
Kuti: FDOH-Escambia, 1295 W Fairfield Dr, Pensacola, FL.
Why: Prompt HIV testing gives the most accurate results in 15 minutes. All tests are confidential and are done in a private hospital.
* Free HIV testing is also available Monday through Friday from 8:00 am – 4:30 pm in FDOH-Escambia, 1295 W Fairfield Dr, Pensacola, FL.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that anyone between the ages of 13 and 64. HIV testing once as part of their regular care. People at high risk should get tested regularly.
People who have been tested and learned to be HIV-free can make decisions about sex, drug use, and health care that they can afford. protect them from HIV. For people who are at risk of HIV infection, taking HIV treatment is called pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is very effective in preventing HIV infection. Staff will be present to discuss PrEP for HIV prevention.
For more information on HIV / AIDS, contact David Chmiel, HIV / AIDS Program PrEP Navigator at 850-595-6345 or visit EscambiaHealth.com.
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