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HIV Testing and Counseling

What is HIV Testing & Counseling?

The HIV antibody test detects the presence of HIV antibodies in either blood or saliva. A positive HIV antibody test result means that the individual has been exposed to or infected with HIV.

HIV-STD Testing

HIV testing is no long available at C.A.R.E. Most HIV and STD services below are on a walk-in basis; no appointments available, except at The Center. Showing up earlier means you’re more likely to be seen. 

Free HIV Testing is available at 

The Center –Long Beach
2017 East 4th Street – Next to the Art Theater, near Cherry Ave.
Free parking behind building
Hours: Monday – Friday, Noon – 8:30pm; Saturday 10:00 – 3:30pm
Walk in – no appointment necessary. 

STD Testing & Treatment:

The Center –Long Beach
2017 East 4th Street – Next to the Art Theater, near Cherry Ave.
Free parking behind building
Hours: Tuesday, 10:00 – 4:00pm; Thursday 12:00 – 7:00pm
By appointment only. Call (562) 434-4455. 

Long Beach Department of Health
2525 Grand Avenue, around the corner from the DMV on Willow.
Cost: $140.00
Walk-in Hours: Monday – Friday 7:30am – 5:00pm

Long Beach Comprehensive
1333 Chestnut Avenue
Cost: $60.00
Walk-in clinic: 7:30am – 3:00pm 

L.A. Gay & LesbianCenter
1625 N Schrader Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028
Halfway between the Hollywood/Highland and Hollywood/Vine Red Line Station
Cost: Free
Walk-in only – no appointments: Monday – Friday 11:30am – 7:00pm

 

Court-Ordered HIV/AIDS Education Classes
Long Beach Health Department (address above)
2nd Tuesday of the month 5:30pm – In Spanish
Last Tuesday of the month 5:30pm – In English
Cost: $40.00 (Personal Checks, Money Order or Cash Only)
No pre-registration. Registration is done on a first come first serve basis.

 


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