Dear Community,

For the safety of our clients and staff, we are now reopening STI/HIV testing starting Friday, June 26th at 10A.

We recommend reviewing the new testing policies outlined below:

  • New HIV Testing Hours (Covid Schedule): Only on Fridays from 10am-5:30pm.
  • By appointment only.  NO WALKINS.
  • For eligible screening and appointment call 714-953-5428.
  • Please bring and wear a mask to your test appointment.  You will be required to wear it during the entire testing process.
  • HIV test will be a finger prick. No Oral option available.
  • Syphilis test will be a blood draw.
  • Only rectal and vaginal gonorrhea and chlamydia will be tested (self-collected swabs)
  • NO THROAT Gonorrhea or Chlamydia will be done at this time.
  • Your body temperature will be taken upon arrival; anyone with a slight fever WILL NOT be tested. 
  • Only one person and technician allowed in the testing lab a time.  Any friends accompanying you will have to wait in their car.

Free HIV & STI Testing

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


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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 LGBTQ Center OC offers HIV testing by finger prick and the results are ready in 20 minutes. We also offer self-swab testing for STIs, which will be sent to the lab and will produce results in 2-4 days.

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 & STI 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 LGBTQ Center OC has never shied away from the battle lines. The LGBTQ Center OC’s professional and volunteer staff go above and beyond to continue the prevention efforts.

The LGBTQ 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

Today’s Testing Schedule

Aug
7
Fri
Free HIV Testing – Walk In @ LGBT Center OC
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 5:30 pm
Free HIV Testing - Walk In @ LGBT Center OC | Santa Ana | California | United States

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

Aug
10
Mon
Free HIV Testing – Walk In @ LGBT Center OC
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Free HIV Testing - Walk In @ LGBT Center OC | Santa Ana | California | United States

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

Aug
11
Tue
Free HIV Testing – Walk In @ LGBT Center OC