Where in Vancouver can anyone get a rapid HIV test confidentially and for free with out an appointment?
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The following test sites I have listed are all located in Vancouver and provide rapid testing, drop-in without the need to make an appointment and do not require you to provide identification. HIV testing is free at all clinics in BC and although some places may request a Carecard as a standard of practice, you may not actually need to provide it. Three locations in Vancouver that you may find helpful in meeting your needs are:
- Downtown Community Health Centre
- Raven Song Bridge Community Health Clinic
- St. Pauls Hospital (they do recommend an appointment)
If you follow this link, it will direct you to the AIDS Vancouver webpage on different testing sites in Vancouver and their requirements and restrictions. But also to note, not all testing sites are available to the general public as some are reserved for specific communities and populations such as youth or those who identify as LGBTQ2.
Hopefully you find this information helpful.
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