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HIV or STD Testing and Screening

HIV-Only Counseling & Testing Hours – All clinics are on a walk-in basis.

Confidential rapid or anonymous standard testing offered at our two locations, however once all slots have been filled the HIV Testing clinic will be closed until the next testing day.

You may also consider calling us at 816-753-5144 before arriving to ensure you will be seen for testing that day. Patients must check in by 7:30 to be seen before the close of testing hours.” 

Broadway office:

-Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday from 9:00am to 7:30pm (last patient taken)

-Thursday from 9:00am - 5:00pm

-Friday from 9:00am - 2:00pm

Meyer office:

-Thursday from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

(Click here for information on our two locations)

HIV testing is also offered as part of a standard slate of tests for new patients of the Kansas City CARE Clinic.

STD* Counseling & Testing Hours – All clinics are on a walk-in basis.

Broadway office: Mondays starts at 5:00pm 

Prospect office: Fridays starts at 1:00pm

Testing requires patient registration, so please bring a Picture ID.

Due to having a limited number of spots, it is recommended that you arrive 15 to 30 minutes prior to the start of the clinic.

*The following tests are available during these STD clinics: chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B&C, HIV, and other STDs on a case-by-case basis. Call 816-777-2774 for more information.

The following are answers to frequently asked questions regarding HIV and STD testing

What kinds of HIV testing are offered?

The Kansas City CARE Clinic offers confidential rapid or anonymous standard testing:

  • Rapid Test: A rapid test is confidential. Test results are available in 15-20 minutes. If a patient tests positive on the rapid test, a confirmatory blood test is ordered and a follow-up appointment is made.
  • Anonymous Standard Testing: An anonymous standard test is anonymous. Results are available two weeks after the test. A person must return for their results and can come during any of the HIV testing periods; an appointment is not needed. Results are held for several months and cannot be given over the phone.

What is the difference between anonymous and confidential testing?

  • Name, address and phone number will not be asked for in anonymous testing but will be asked for in confidential testing.
  • In both anonymous and confidential testing, a person will be asked for city, state, and county of residence; age/date of birth; race/ethnicity; and relationship status. While we must ask this as a requirement for our government and/or private funding, the information you provide is handled with the utmost discretion.

What happens after a positive diagnosis?

Today, HIV-positive individuals have the potential to live long, productive, and fulfilling lives, and the Kansas City CARE Clinic is committed to the entire spectrum of their care. We offer a wide range of primary care and support services for those who test positive for HIV.