Howard Brown Health Center
Broadway Youth Center
3179 N. Broadway
Free HIV and STI testing is available for people age 24 and under. OraQuick testing is available.
Hours: Monday through Friday 1pm – 8pm
Chicago Department of Public Health
Lakeview Specialty Clinic
2861 N. Clark
Free anonymous HIV testing by appointment, free confidential HIV testing available on walk-in-basis.
Hours: MWF 8am – 4pm, TTh 10am – 6pm
Howard Area Community Center
7648 N. Paulina
Free HIV testing is offered every 3rd Thursday of the month on a walk-in-basis.
LUC Wellness Center
1052 W. Loyola Ave.
Free chlamydia and gonorrhea testing is available; other STI tests are available at the Wellness Center for a fee. Confidential tests are done with a doctor or nurse practitioner.
Confidential HIV testing is available at the Wellness Center for a fee, and by appointment only. FREE and anonymous HIV testing is also provided at the Wellness Center every 3rd Thursday of the month from 3-6pm by Asian Human Services. Appointments are first-come, first-served and last approximately 20 minutes.
HIV and STI Testing Terminology
HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus
STI: Sexually Transmitted Infection – HIV, chlamydia, gonorrhea, or other infections.
Confidential: Testing in which personal information is collected but is kept confidential. Testing could be noted in a person’s medical record (nobody shares your status or any medical information without your consent).
Anonymous: Testing in which no personal information is collected. Participants receive a number with which to collect their results (nobody knows who you are).
OraSure: HIV test done by oral cotton swab and sent to a lab to be processed. Results are available in 1 – 2 weeks.
OraQuick: Rapid HIV test done by oral cotton swab or through a small blood sample. Results are available in 1 hour.