Should you be tested for HIV/AIDS?
Have you ever had unprotected vaginal or anal sex? Shared needles? Do you know your partner’s full history? If you do not know your partner’s sex/drug history or you know you may have put yourself at risk you should be tested! You may not know you are HIV positive and could pass the virus on.
Where to get tested
For Anonymous HIV testing or confidential testing for HIV, Hepatitis B & C, please contact a Public Health Nurse on the HIV line 643-7404 . The office is located at the Mercantile Building, 55 Union Street Saint John. Office hours are, Monday & Tuesday every week and every other Wednesdays from 8:15 am to 4:30 pm . It is best to make an appointment to make sure you can be seen or you can just drop in . HIV testing is also available every Tuesday afternoon at AIDS Saint John between 1 pm and 3 pm ( to book an appointment call AIDS SJ office at 652-2437). For more information on STI’s, HIV and Free Testing and Services in New Brunswick, call 1- 877-784-1010 (NB. STI line)