Where to get Tested for HIV

Where Can I Get Tested for HIV?


There are a number of places that you can get tested for HIV. Normally, HIV testing is available in:

  • doctors’ offices
  • family planning clinics
  • health clinics and hospitals
  • specialist sexual health or HIV/AIDS and voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) sites
  • youth drop-in centres
  • drug and alcohol services
  • antenatal clinics.

You can also get tested for HIV at a number of other places, such as mobile and outreach testing in the community.

 

HIV Testing Locations in Jamaica

Parish

 

Clinic Address

 

Health Office Address

 

Kingston and St. Andrew

 

Comprehensive Health Centre

55 Slipe Pen Road,

Kingston 5
Tel: 922-2095; 924-9473
924-9012

 

Health Office
Marescaux Road, Kingston 5
Tel: 926-1550-5

 

St. Catherine

 

Health Centre
St Jago Park
P.O. Box 44, Spanish Town
Tel: 984-2282/3318

 

Health Office
St Jago Park
P.O. Box 44, Spanish Town
Tel: 984-2282/3318

 

Clarendon

 

May Pen Health Department
Denbigh, May Pen
Tel: 986-4548; 986-9712

 

Health Office
Clarendon Health Department
Tel: 986-4548; 986-9712

 

Manchester

 

Manchester Health Department
Brigade Crescent, Mandeville
Tel; 962-2288;962-2171

 

Health Office, Manchester
Health Department
Brigade Crescent, Mandeville
Tel: 962-2288; 962-23171

 

St. Elizabeth

 

Health Centre
47 Coke Drive, Santa Cruz
Tel: 966-2101

 

Health Office, Black River
Health Department
High Street, Black River
Tel: 965-2266; 965-2701

 

Westmoreland

 

Westmoreland Health Department
Dunbars River, Sav-la-mar
Tel:955-2929

 

Health Office, Westmoreland
Health Department
Dunbars River, Sav-la-mar
Tel:955-2929;955-2308

 

Hanover

 

Hanover Health Department
Lucea
Tel: 956-2604-5

 

Health Office, Hanover Health
Department, Lucea
Tel: 956-2654

 

St. James

 

Cornwall Regional Hospital
Mt. Salem
Tel: 952-5100-9 Exts 450/451
952-3678

 

Health Office, St James
Health Department
Cornwall Regional Hospital
Tel: 952-5100-9 Exts 450/451
952-3678;979-7823

 

Trelawny

 

Trelawny Health Department
Falmouth
Tel: 954-3689; 954-3563

 

Health Office,

Trelawny Health Department, Falmouth

Tel: 954-3689; 954-3563

 

St. Ann

 

Health Centre, St Ann's Bay
Tel: 972-2190
1 Church Crescent, Ocho Rios
Tel: 974-2691

 

Health Office, St Ann's Bay
4 Windsor Road
Tel: 972-2215; 972-2227

 

St. Mary

 

Health Centre- Tel : 994-2330
Annotto Bay Hospital
Tel: 996-2222

 

Health Office, Port Maria
Tel: 994-2358

 

Portland

 

Health Centre, Smatt Road
Port Antonio
Tel; 993-2557/993-2873

 

Health Office, Portland Health Department
Smatt Road, Port Antonio
Tel: 993-2557/993-2873

 

St. Thomas

 

Health Centre
Princess Margaret Hospital
Lyssons Road
Tel: 982-2304 & 6
 
 

Health Office
Morant Bay
Tel: 982-2304 & 6

 

 

Additionally, you can contact the National HIV/STI Helpline at 1-888-991-4444, 976 3830, 976 3764 for additional information. 

Remember, HIV testing should:

  • involve your full consent
  • be confidential
  • give you the opportunity to speak with someone about what’s involved
  • give you an HIV-positive or negative result
  • depending on your results, give you information on further treatment and prevention services.

 

Is HIV testing free?

Yes, HIV testing is generally free. The only exceptions are if you go through private healthcare. If you have any concerns or want any further information, speak to a local healthcare provider, they should give you a good indication of where you can do this.