Sexually Transmitted Infections Testing

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Howard Brown Health will provide free community HIV and STI screening in Evanston.

Services include HIV prevention counseling, rapid HIV screening (finger prick), and confidential syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia screenings.  Screenings will be offered at the Evanston Public Library, 1703 Orrington Ave from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the second Monday of the month.  The room location is noted by the date.

STI/HIV Screening Dates for 2018

  • February 12: 2nd floor, Newberry Room
  • March 12: 2nd floor, Newberry Room
  • April 9: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • May 14: 2nd floor, Newberry Room
  • June 11: 2nd floor, Newberry Room
  • July 9: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • August 13: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • September 10: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • October 8: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • November 12: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room
  • December 10: 1st floor, Small Community Meeting Room

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STI and HIV Resources

If you have questions, want to talk to someone about where you can get tested or just want more information on STIs or HIV, call the HIV/STI hotline at 1-800-243-2437 every day from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. to speak with a trained counselor in English or Spanish.

Are you living with HIV and need help with services like medical care, medication, support programs or housing? Check out Illinois HIV Care Connect to find out how to sign up for assistance.

If you’re HIV positive and pregnant, you can get specialized information and linkage to services by calling the 24/7 Illinois Perinatal HIV Hotline at 1-800-439-4079. This hotline is also for use by clinicians treating pregnant patients with HIV.



After Hours Communication

For after hours communicable disease or bioterrorism emergencies, please call 847-448-4311 and stay on the line to be connected to someone immediately.