HIV/AIDS-Sexually Transmitted Disease Services
HIV/AIDS (516) 227-9423
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES (516) 227-9439
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:
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
Reporting & Partner Services – NYSDOH -https://www.health.ny.gov/diseases/aids/providers/regulations/partner_services/