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Anonymous HIV Testing

BCCDC is leading an anonymous HIV testing pilot project.

​Anonymous HIV testing is available at several clinics in British Columbia. See the SmartSex Resource website for locations. 

It is a way to test for HIV without collecting identifiable or contact information. All testing, recording and reporting of results are made using a numbered testing code known only to the client and the code must be provided to receive the result.

The objectives of the anonymous HIV testing pilot project are to:

  • increase uptake of HIV testing in clients who may not test or delay testing due to confidentiality concerns (i.e. men who have sex with men, youth, healthcare workers)

  • optimize connection to follow-up, care and support for those who test HIV positive

Contact us

Sites wishing to participate can contact BCCDC directly for more information related to the pilot project.

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