Free HIV/STI Testing

Below is a list of our upcoming community testing locations where we will be offering free HIV/STI testing, as well as other sexual health supplies. Events are open to all community members regardless of the location; however, some events do require an appointment. We are regularly adding new events and dates as requests are received.

For questions about the events listed below, please call 910-798-6543. If needed, please leave a voice message. If you are an agency or organization looking to have HIV/STD testing or sexual health supplies available, please click below to learn more.

February 2024:

  • February 2nd – Fresh Chance Friday with Port City United – 11am to 3pm
    • Join us at 401 S 8th Street, Wilmington, NC 28401.
  • February 7th – Senior Resource Center – 11am to 12pm
    • Join us at 2222 College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403.
  • February 7th – Mohin-Scholz LGBTQ+ Center at UNCW – 1pm to 2pm
    • Join us at 4855 Price Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403.
  • February 19th – The Healing Place of New Hanover County – 1:30pm to 3:30pm
    • Join us at 1000 Medical Center Dr, Wilmington, NC 28401.

March 2024:

  • March 6th – Senior Resource Center – 11am to 12pm
    1. Join us at 2222 College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403.
  • March 19th – Mohin-Scholz LGBTQ+ Center at UNCW – 10:30am to 11:30am
    1. Join us at 4855 Price Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403.
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HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus):

  • What is HIV?
    • HIV is a virus that attacks the immune system, specifically the CD4 cells (T cells), which help the immune system fight off infections.
  • How is HIV transmitted?
    • HIV is primarily transmitted through unprotected sexual intercourse, sharing of needles or syringes among drug users, and from an infected mother to her child during childbirth or breastfeeding.
  • Prevention of HIV:
    • Use condoms consistently and correctly during sexual intercourse.
    • Limit the number of sexual partners and know their HIV status.
    • Get tested and encourage your partner to get tested as well.
    • Avoid sharing needles or syringes.
  • Treatment for HIV:
    • While there is no cure for HIV, antiretroviral therapy (ART) can control the virus's replication and help people with HIV live long and healthy lives.
  • Testing for HIV:
    • Regular HIV testing is crucial, especially if you engage in high-risk activities. Testing is confidential, and knowing your status is essential for early intervention.