Thursday, April 24, 2014

Testing Schedule and Venues

 

CDC STD Treat

We are pleased to announce the release of the Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines 2010.  The new Guidelines, which are an update from the 2006 Guidelines, provide valuable information on the clinical management and prevention of STDs and HIV.  To obtain a copy of the Guidelines, please visit  or contact CDC-INFO at 800-CDC-INFO (800-232-4636), 24 hours/day, or email cdcinfo@cdc.gov


Howard Brown Health Center
offers FREE Rapid HIV testing

On-Site Clinics

Howard Brown Walk-In Clinic
4025 N. Sheridan Road, 773-388-1600

  • FREE, rapid HIV Testing
  • FREE, rapid Hepatitis C Testing
  • FREE, syphilis testing
  • Low-Cost STI screening and treatment (includes visit with a HBHC medical staff person)
  • Low-Cost Hepatitis A/B vaccination
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together.

Testing Available:
Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 1 pm - 7 pm
Friday: 9 am - Noon and 1 pm - 4 pm
2nd and 4th Saturday of each month: 9 am - Noon
EXCEPT DURING May and November in 2013: 2nd Saturday only: 9 am – Noon.


No appointment is necessary. Clients seen on a first-come, first-served basis. Payment can be made in cash, credit, debit, or check. Sorry, insurance cannot be used for walk-in clinic visits 

Broadway Youth Center (For youth 12-24 years of age)

615 W. Wellington Avenue
773.935.3151

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday: 12-6 PM
Friday: 12-5 PM
1st, 3rd, and 5th Saturday: 12-5 PM

Offers confidential HIV testing (mouth swab) and STI screenings for Chlamydia/Gonorrhea (urine test) with results in one week. Syphilis testing provided during Health Services Clinic hours. Need your testing results or want to find out if they’re in? Contact one of our health educators at 773-299-7621. No appointments necessary, walk-in only.


Field Services (Outreach)  

If you’d like free HIV/STD testing, the Prevention department at Howard Brown provides services to the LGBTQ community at the following venues. For more information or confirmation of available services, call 773-388-8892.


MONDAYS

Walgreens, Andersonville
5440 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
Mondays, 4:30 - 8:00 p.m.

  • HIV prevention counseling 
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick

 


TUESDAYS 

Steamworks (OPEN TO THE PUBLIC!)
3246 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
Tuesdays, from 4-7 pm

For gay, bisexual, and other men who have sex with men 

  • First come, first served - No appointment necessary
  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick)
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together

 THURSDAYS

Steamworks
3246 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
Thursdays, from 8-11 pm

  • For Bathhouse patrons only
  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick)|

Club Krave (formerly The Edge)
13126 S. Western Ave., Blue Island, IL
2nd Thursday of the month, 9:00 pm-Midnight

  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (oral swab)
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening (if applicable)
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together 

FRIDAYS

Brown Elephant Resale Shop, Andersonville
5404 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
1st and 3rd Friday of the month 2:30-5:30pm

  • HIV prevention counseling 
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick) 
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening (if applicable)
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together 

Walgreens, Andersonville
5440 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL
1st Friday of the month 6:00-9:00pm

  • HIV prevention counseling 
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick) 

Brown Elephant Resale Shop, Oak Park
217 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL
1st, 2nd and 3rd Friday of the month from 3:00-6:00pm

  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (oral swab)
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening (if applicable) 
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together

Hideaway
7301 Roosevelt Rd, Forest Park, IL
2nd and 4th Friday of the month from 9pm-Midnight

Services have been cancelled until Summer, 2014.

  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (oral swab)
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening (if applicable) 
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together

Cell Block
3702 N. Halsted, Chicago, IL
4th Friday of the month from 9pm-Midnight

  • HIV prevention counseling
  • Rapid HIV testing (finger prick)

Saturdays 

Brown Elephant Resale Shop, Oak Park Store
217 Harrison Street, Oak Park, IL
Last Saturday of the month, 3:00 - 6:00 p.m.

  • HIV prevention counseling Rapid HIV testing (oral swab) 
  • Confidential Syphilis, Gonorrhea, and Chlamydia screening (if applicable)
  • Testing Together! Testing Together is a new HIV testing and counseling service for male couples that allows partners to receive their rapid results, together. This service provides a basis for an ongoing healthy conversation between you and your partner about HIV in your relationship, and will allow you to talk openly about building a protection plan together