One thing you will notice about Durham NC is all the sanitary wipes located throughout stores, schools, banks, just about any place you go you will find these. It is commonplace throughout the city and is a way of telling folks to keep it clean. The same applies to the many different places in Durham that offer HIV testing.
There are numerous facilities located throughout Durham which offer same day testing for HIV. The Durham County Health Department is located at:
Service: HIV Testing and CounselingDescription: Provides confidential counseling and testing for anyone who has been sexually active or has questions regarding HIV and/or AIDSEligibility: No eligibility requirementsFees: NoneAccess: Durham County Health Department
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, 8:30-11am and 1-4pm;
Tuesday, 8:30-11am and 1-6pm
Average waiting period is 15 minutes. First come first serveAppointment: No
This is the main place to get testing in Durham however there are other places throughout Durham to get quick testing. Services offered through the AIDS of Alliance are Pantry, counselling and other services and referals. Referrals for medication through the Adap program are also available. The AIDS of Alliance is located as follows:
1810 East Main Street
Durham, NC 27703-3216
(919) 596-9898 (919) 516-0631
Durham continues to have a high rate of HIV infection and tops the state of North Carolina for new diagnosis’ however with new and improved services available those who ten or 15 years ago would have died from AIDS, many are living longer and are productive even with their disability.