Free HIV Testing and Prevention

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Free HIV Testing

LGBT Center OC
1605 North Spurgeon Street
Santa Ana, CA 92701


TESTING WILL BE CLOSED ON THE FOLLOWING DATES:

Monday, February 11th  10 am – 2 pm

Tuesday, February 12th  10 am – 1 pm

Wednesday February 13th  2pm – 6 pm

Mondays,  March 4th, 11th, 18th,   10am – 2 pm

Tuesdays    March 5th, 12, 19th    10 am – 1 pm

Wednesdays  March 6th, 13th, 20th  2pm – 6 pm 


Walk-In Hours:

Monday 10:00am – 2:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am – 4:30pm; 6:00pm – 9:00pm
Wednesday 2:00pm – 6:00pm
Thursday 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Friday 10:00pm – 5:30pm

Free, Confidential and Anonymous HIV testing in a comfortable, clean, non-judgmental environment.

Free = No cost to you (but we do accept donations)

Confidential = Your results are your business

Anonymous = We do not collect any identifying information

The LGBT Center OC offers oral swab testing and your results are ready in 20 minutes.

We encourage regular testing and education and our staff is available for questions at any time. If we cannot provide an answer, we pledge to provide a resource for you.

We are here for YOU!

HIV Prevention

HIV/AIDS is no longer a disease isolated to the gay community. Orange County was one of the earliest communities hit with the epidemic and the LGBT Center OC has never shied away from the battle lines. The LGBT Center OC’s professional and volunteer staff go above and beyond to continue the prevention efforts.

The LGBT Center OC continues to be an HIV Prevention leader in Orange County with Community Outreach efforts like:

  • Free HIV Testing: On-Site and Off Site Testing
  • Free male and female condoms
  • Educational visits to local organizations and events
  • Mental Health and Emotional Wellness services
  • Resource referrals for those seeking PEP and PrEP

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Were you recently exposed to HIV?

If you have been exposed, or think you have been exposed to HIV, studies show there is a 72-hour window in which Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) can be effective in preventing HIV infection.

1) Contact an infectious disease doctor immediately or go to the nearest emergency room or urgent care.

2) Ask for the triage nurse if the office staff does not understand the urgency. Clearly state that you believe that you have been exposed to HIV.

3) If the physician determines that you are a candidate for PEP and you receive a prescription, seek a pharmacy that specializes in HIV treatment. Not all pharmacies stock the medication.

Are you curious about PrEP, Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis?

You may think it is a free pass to have unprotected sex, but before you do, take a look at these resources.

The Centers for Disease control is the leading national authority on this treatment. Always consult a physician for the most accurate information. Learn more

We also like this resource from the San Francisco Aids Foundation. Learn more

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Feb 21 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018  
Feb 22 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Feb 25 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Feb 26 @ 10:00 am – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Feb 27 @ 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Feb 28 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018  
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Mar 7 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018  
Mar 8 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm LGBT Center OC
Free, Anonymous, Confidential testing. Results in 20 minutes. TESTING WILL BE UNAVAILABLE ON THE FOLLOWING DATES: October 16, 2018 October 17, 2018 October 18, 2018 October 23, 2018 October 24, 2018 October 25, 2018 October 30, 2018 October 31, 2018 November 1, 2018 November 6, 2018