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Public Health Division
Public Health Division

HIV / AIDS Prevention Program

The Public Health Division provides low or no cost, confidential HIV counseling, testing, education and outreach in the community, and assistance with referrals to treatment and care for people living with HIV / AIDS. 

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The Public Health Clinic will be closed from Monday, December 25th through Monday, January 1st.  We will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.  We apologize for any inconvenience.



HIV/AIDS Testing

  • HIV antibody testing.  This service includes counseling (risk assessment, risk reduction discussion and referrals) and is performed by a certified HIV counselor.  Most counseling sessions take 20-30 minutes. With rapid testing, results are available in 20 minutes. With conventional testing, results take one week.  Testing is confidential, NOT anonymous. 

    In addition to getting tested during one of our HIV testing walk-in clinics, we also offer HIV testing during an appointment for an exam and other tests for sexually transmitted infections.

HIV/AIDS Community Education and Prevention Program

  • Provides education and outreach in the community

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Drop-in (no appointment necessary).  Please arrive as early as possible in the shift. Limited spaces available.

Rapid HIV Testing

Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
  2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

STI & HIV Test Results 

Monday     8:30 - 11:30 am
  1:00 - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 - 11:30 pm
  1:00 - 4:30 pm
Thursday 10:30 am - 12:00 noon
  2:00 - 6:30 pm
Saturday 11:00 - 2:30 pm (Select dates only. See general hours of operation.)

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Who is the program for?

Men and women living in Berkeley and surrounding areas

Cost for Services

Low or No cost, depending on family size and income

Languages Spoken

English and Spanish

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Additional Information & Resources   


Mas Información en Español

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830University830 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA  94710

HIV/AIDS Community Education & Prevention
(510) 981-5350

HIV/AIDS Testing
(510) 981-5350

AIDS Drug Assistance Program
(510) 981-5391
TDD: (510) 981-6903


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Public Health Division, 1947 Center Street, 2nd Floor, Berkeley, CA 94704
Questions or comments? Email: Phone: (510) 981-5300
(510) 981-CITY/2489 or 311 from any landline in Berkeley
TTY: (510) 981-6903