HIV/AIDS-Sexually Transmitted Disease Services

HIV/AIDS (516) 227-9423

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (516) 227-9439


Partner Services:
Services offered to persons with HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and their sexual or needle-sharing partners. By identifying infected persons, confidentially notifying their partners of their possible exposure, and providing infected persons and their partners a range of medical, prevention, and psychosocial services, partner services can improve the health not only of individuals, but of communities as well.

Partner Services works with people to plan the best way to notify their sex and needle-sharing partners about their exposure to an STD or HIV. Partner Services is voluntary and confidential.

HIV Testing & Counseling:
Nassau County Department of Health offers free and confidential HIV testing. The test requires a small sample of blood by finger prick and results can be determined in approximately 10 minutes. A confidential HIV test requires the person to provide his/her name and date of birth.


STD/HIV Testing & Treatment Facilities:

Elmont Family Health Center                                                     Hempstead Family Health Center
161 Hempstead Tpke, Elmont, NY 11003                                 135 Main St, Hempstead, NY 11550
Phone: 516-571-8200                                                                Phone: 516-572-1300    

Roosevelt/Freeport Family Center                                            Westbury Family Health Center
380 Nassau Rd, Roosevelt, NY 11575                                     682 Union Ave, Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-571-8600                                                               Phone: 516-571-9500    

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County                                
540 Fulton Ave, Hempstead, NY 11550 
Phone: 516-750-2500    

                        

Ryan White Care Act This is a federally funded grant award for the Nassau-Suffolk metropolitan area. Major services such as medical care, transportation, mental health, housing and insurance navigation are funded for the thousands of individuals living with HIV/AIDS on Long island. Find out more http://www.longislandpc.org/ryan-white-program2.html


Additional information and resources:

Center for Disease Control -
https://www.cdc.gov/std/default.htm

HIV Clinical Resource - NYSDOH AIDS Institute - 
www.hivguidelines.org

Reporting & Partner Services – NYSDOH -https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/providers/regulations/partner_services/

HIV-AIDS Bureau, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services - www.hab.hrsa.gov

Long Island Federally Qualified Health Centers:
http://www.lifqhc.com/