The Pasadena Public Health Department operates its HIV Counseling and Testing Services at the Pasadena Community Health Center at 1845 N. Fair Oaks Ave. [Click for directions] The Pasadena Public Health Department offers FREE HIV Testing On Demand for those who qualify*. Testing is on a first come, first serve basis; please call (626) 744-6140 to confirm testing availability. No appointment is needed; walk-in clients are accepted. AECCS uses the OraQuick Rapid tests to provide confidential results within 30 minutes.
The completely confidential testing process requires an oral swab and involves pre- and post-test counseling with a California State Certified Counselor. Test results are kept in a confidential file. California state laws protect this result from being disclosed to anyone but the individual being tested. Clients may request a written result with their name; such documentation may be required by courts or other HIV/AIDS providers.
Monday between 10 am -12 pm and 2pm – 5 pm Tuesdays between 10 am -12 pm and 2pm – 5 pm Wednesdays between 10 am -12 pm and 2pm – 5 pm To avoid the possibility of a longer waiting time during the lunch hour, please arrive before noon or after 1:00.
*Fees may apply for court-mandated HIV testing.Please call us at (626) 744-6140 for more information.
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