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Information on AIDS and HIV testing

Rapid HIV tests

Anyone who wishes may get tested anonymously, without a doctor’s examination, including people from other areas. Rapid HIV tests are held at the Hatanpää health centre facilities.

Hatanpää Health Centre

Those who wish to get tested should call the nurse in charge of collecting samples in order to receive more precise instructions and arrange a time for taking the sample.

The nurse may be contacted from Monday to Friday 12 - 13, tel. 040 801 6033.

HIV test without referral

No referral is needed when the HIV test is taken at the Clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (Sukupuolitautien vastaanotto) or at the Finnish HIV Council.

Clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases
Tel. 03 5657 0150, booking an appointment and inquiries, Mon - Wed 8.15 - 10 and 13 - 14.30, Thu - Fri 12.30 - 14
33900 Tampere

Tel. 0207 465 705, Mon - Thu 10 - 15.30 (advice and appointments to a HIV antibody test)
33200 Tampere

Places to obtain a referral

You can obtain a referral to free-of-charge HIV testing from following places: