Where can I get tested for HIV, other STDs in Lexington?
LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – If you are sexually active and live in the Lexington area, there are several ways to get tested for HIV and other common STDs, some of which are free or low cost.
Testing is available at the following locations:
AVOL Kentucky: The testing center offers free walk-in testing for HIV, hepatitis C and other sexually transmitted infections. Opening hours are Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursdays from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. each week. If these hours do not work, call (859) 225-3000 ext. 1030 for other options or email [email protected]
Address: 365 Waller Ave., Suite 100 Lexington, KY 40504
Call: (859) 225-3000
Bluegrass Community Health Center: The Versailles office offers many on-site services, including confidential HIV testing. Appointments can be scheduled Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Friday from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Address: 1306 Versailles Rd Unit 120 Lexington, KY 40504
Call: (859) 259-2635 or (877) 527-2583
Bluegrass HealthFirst: The health center offers preventive care and treatment options for STDs, including HIV. The Southland Drive office is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Address: 496 Southland Drive Lexington, KY 40503
Call: (859) 288-2425
Lexington-Fayette County Health Department: The Department of Health offers free walk-in HIV testing from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Mondays, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Wednesday and 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Thursday. They also offer testing, diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up care for other STDs. Click here for more information.
Address: 650 Newtown Pike, Lexington, KY 40508
Call: (859) 288-2437
Family Planning – Bluegrass Health Center: Services offered include screening, diagnosis and treatment of all STDs, including HIV. Click here to schedule an appointment.
Address: 268 Southland Drive #120 Lexington, KY 40503
Call: (859) 252-8494
Bluegrass Care Clinic UK: Walk-in HIV testing is available on Mondays and Wednesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Address: 3101 Beaumont Center Circle
Call: (859) 218-1505
Your primary care physician or OB-GYN may also order STD tests for you. Routine lab work can be done at nearby locations, including Labcorp and Quest Diagnostics.
Although there is currently no cure for HIV, with proper medical care HIV can be controlled. Click here to learn more about HIV treatment.