Test

testKnowing your HIV status is important for your health, as well as the health of yourpartners. The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested for it. Below are some resources to help you do just that!

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), everyone between the ages of 13-64 years old should get tested at least once in their lifetime, but people with certain risk factors need testing more often. To find out how often you should get tested, click here

There are a variety of tests that can detect HIV. Some tests can determine if you have HIV just a few weeks after an infection has begun, while others can not detect it until the virus has been present for a longer period of time. To find out what test is best for you: check with HIVAZ or Avert 

Where to get tested in Pima County:

Pima County Health Department - HIV/STD Clinics

Theresa Lee Health Center
1493 W Commerce Court 
Tucson, AZ 85746
520-724-7900
No Appointments – Walk-in Only
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

North Clinic
3550 N First Ave
Tucson, AZ 85719
520-724-2880
No Appointments – Walk-in Only
Monday-Friday 8:00am-4:00pm

Mobile Outreach Testing
Location varies – Contact Katherine Welchlin (520-724-7889) to find out when and where we will be next!
Miguel Soto – HIV Program Coordinator
Richard May - Nurse Manager
Manuel Amarillas - Communicable Disease Investigator/ Surveillance 
Education: General Information, Health Care provider information, and Outreach testing. 
Testing: Walk-in Confidential HIV Testing, STD Screening and Treatment, Outreach Services.
HIV Services: Partner Notification and Testing, Partner Services, HIV and Syphilis Surveillance, and Referrals to other local services & Syringe access services.
www.pimahealth.org

COPE Community Services – Insiders Program

5401 E. 5th Street
Tucson, AZ 85712
520-798-1772
Celeste Canchola – Program Coordinator
Education: General Information, Substance Abuse Information, Outreach testing and Women’s Services. 
Testing: Walk-in Confidential HIV Testing & Outreach Services.
HIV Services: Linkage and Referrals to other local services, Methadone and Suboxone Services available.
www.copecommunityservices.org

Southern Arizona AIDS Foundation (SAAF)

375 S. Euclid
Tucson, AZ 85719
520-628-7223
Testing: Walk-in Confidential HIV Testing & Outreach Services.
Education: General Information, Youth Services, Community Education Program, volunteer services and Outreach testing. 
HIV Services: Case Management and support Services, public entitlement assistance, support and counseling for partners and family members, Housing, and dental assistance. 
www.saaf.org
Health Department HIV/STD Program

Theresa Lee Health Clinic
332 S. Freeway
Tucson, AZ 85745
(520) 791-7676