HIV Testing Program
What types of services are offered through the Scott County Health Department HIV Testing Program?
- The HIV Antibody Testing Program includes private HIV counseling and testing for all Iowa residents that meet the following risks below:
- Men who have sex with men;
- Persons with a history of using needles with drugs;
- Male and female sex workers and those who trade sex for drugs, money, or favors;
- Persons testing positive for a sexually transmitted disease in the past 12 months;
- Persons whose sexual partners are identified in the groups listed above
- A $10 donation will be requested at the time of visit to the STD/HIV clinic.
When can I get an HIV Test done at the Health Department?
Walk-in HIV counseling and testing are available on:
- Tuesdays 1:00 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.
- Fridays 8:00 a.m. until 11:30 a.m.
Walk-in posttest counseling is also available:
- Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
How long after a test is done does it take to get results back?
It takes 20 minutes.
What happens if my test is positive?
For positive tests, counseling and referral services are available as well as partner notification services.
Where can I get more information about HIV testing in Iowa?
To get further information regarding HIV/AIDS and how to protect yourself contact the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website www.cdc.gov/hiv or call 1-800-CDC-INFO (1-800-232-4636). This service provides English, Spanish, and TTY (Text Telephone) service, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
- Iowa Resources Guide for PLWHA
- HIV/AIDS Resources and Web links (PDF)
- AIDS Vu
- Stop HIV Iowa
- AIDS Project
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