Alameda County Public Health Department (ACPHD) Office of HIV Prevention is now offering self-testing kits for HIV, STIs, and HCV.
To be eligible to order a kit, you must:
- be 18 or older
- live in Alameda County
- have not tested for HIV in 12 months or longer
People who are eligible and want to order kits please visit www.takemehome.org and create a client portal. Kits that can be ordered include:
- HIV oral-fluid rapid tests (results available in 20 minutes)
- HIV dried-blood spot*
- Multi-site kits for Gonorrhea and Chlamydia*
- Syphilis dried-blood spot*
- HCV dried-blood spot*
*These are lab-based tests. Clients are sent a kit to collect samples, which they then mail back to the lab. Results are available within one-to-two weeks in their client portal. The lab will not process HIV, syphilis, or HCV tests for clients that report a previous diagnosis.
For questions, you can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 628.899.HOME (4663).