I'm Negative. Now What?
Know that your body takes up to six months to produce antibodies after you’ve been infected. If you recently had unprotected sex or injected drugs, you should test again within three months to confirm your negative status.
To stay negative, practice safe sex, be faithful to your partners, reduce your number of sexual partners and avoid drug use.
I'm Positive. Now What?
If your rapid HIV or HCV test is positive, this means that you may have HIV or HCV. You’ll need to take a confirmatory test, which you can do on our mobile unit or at the Health Annex. You should see a doctor immediately. We can even help you set up your first medical appointment. HIV is treatable and is a manageable illness if you take your medications. People living with HIV can have normal life expectancies. There is a cure for HCV. It is important to speak to a health care provider about your treatment options.