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Sexually Transmitted Diseases

HIV Counseling and Testing


In metro areas, the Tennessee Department of Health provides free rapid HIV testing to high-risk individuals. HIV rapid test results are available in 20 minutes. Those areas are Knoxville, Chattanooga, Nashville and Memphis.

For general information about HIV and further information about counseling and testing, visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s HIV website.

To find a HIV testing site near you, mobile phone users can send a text message with their zip code to “KNOW IT” (566948). Or, for a list of HIV and STD testing sites near you, you can visit