The Adult Health STD/HIV Clinic (704-853-5006 or 704-853-5009 for appointments) works to reduce HIV, syphilis, Chlamydia, gonorrhea and other STDs by testing, treating, and educating patients on STDs and healthy behaviors. HIV and STD testing is performed daily at the Health Department 704-853-5006 and Highland Health Center 704-833-1550.
A 15-minute screening test called Fast-Track is available to those who qualify. The Fast-Track includes testing for the following diseases:
Patients are usually seen within one business day. Please call to make an appointment at one of these locations.
Gaston County HIV Program (GHOP)
The Gaston HIV Outreach Program (GHOP) provides free, confidential testing, counseling and educational programs in community settings. These sessions can be conducted one-on-one or for groups. GHOP staff can offer rapid HIV testing in additional to traditional testing. To find out about information sessions or testing opportunities with GHOP, call 704-853-5082.
Visit the Get Tested website and enter your ZIP to find a testing site near you or text your ZIP code to KNOWIT (566948) for information on testing sites near you.