HIV Testing

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Health Initiatives is providing Free HIV Testing for students, faculty, and staff in partnership with the AIDs Healthcare Foundation. Testing will be performed using the INSTI® test which gives results in 60 seconds. Come and get tested and learn about healthy relationships, safer sex, and the importance of making testing a part of your regular healthcare routine!

Free HIV Testing will be offered on the following dates during spring semester: 

March 9th @ 2pm-4pm

March 25th @ 11am-1pm

April 6th @ 2pm-4pm

April 22nd @ 11am-1pm  

Location: Tech Walkway

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Why should I get tested?

Getting tested is important if you respect yourself and your partners. Getting tested helps you to have open, honest, and accurate conversations with sexual partners, which can deepen your relationship and intimacy. 

How does getting tested contribute to a healthy relationship? 

Open and honest communication and mutual respect are important aspects of healthy relationships. Getting tested together facilitates dialogue and builds trust between you and your partner. Taking the steps to address healthy sexual decision making together shows that you value your health and your partner's health.

What does the HIV test involve?

 

The rapid HIV test involves a quick finger prick to get a blood sample and that is it! Results will be ready in just a few minutes.

How long will it take to get tested?

 

It will take approximately 5 minutes to take the test and receive your results.

Will the test be confidential?

 

Yes, all testing is confidential. AIDS Healthcare Foundation’s certified HIV testing counselors provide free, confidential testing. Georgia Tech will not receive any information regarding your status.