/What if I test positive for HIV?

If you test positive for HIV, the sooner you take steps to protect your health, the better. Early medical treatment and a healthy lifestyle can help you stay well. Prompt medical care may delay the onset of AIDS and prevent some life-threatening conditions.

The Office of AIDS offers an Adult Evaluation Clinic to help answer your questions and provide the following services:

  • Viral load and T-cell testing
  • Consultation with a physician
  • TB and syphilis testing
  • Immunizations for flu and pneumonia
  • Hepatitis testing/hepatitis A and B vaccination
  • Appropriate referrals/resources, if needed

For more information about the services offered at the Adult Evaluation Clinic, call (702) 759-0743.

Not having sex is the most effective way to avoid transmitting HIV to others. If you choose to have sex, use a latex condom to help protect your partner from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If either you or your partner is allergic to latex, plastic (polyurethane) condoms for either the male or female can be used.

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