HIV Testing

The only way to know for sure if you have HIV is to get tested. Many HIV tests are quick, free, and painless. Knowing your HIV status helps you make healthy decisions to prevent getting or transmitting HIV.

Where to Access HIV Testing in Jackson County
Jackson County Public Health provides free, confidential rapid HIV testing! Rapid Hepatitis C (HCV) testing is also available.

Jackson County Public Health accepts walk-ins,  but is based on availability of staffing. Appointments for HIV and HCV testing are highly encouraged. Please call 541-774-8209 or email HIV_HCV@jacksoncountyor.gov to schedule an appointment. Same-day appointments are often available.

We do ask that if you have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 illness, even if mild, to remain at home and postpone testing until you are well.

Hours of Operation
  • Location: 140 South Holly Street. Medford OR. 97501
  • Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 11:30 pm and 1:15 pm to 4:30 pm. Closed from12:00 pm to 1:00 pm for the lunch hour.
  • Phone: 541-774-8209
  • Email: HIV_HCV@jacksoncountyor.gov
How to find other HIV testing locations
Most HIV tests are available for free or at a reduced cost. Ask your healthcare provider for an HIV test. Many medical clinics, substance abuse programs, community health centers, and hospitals offer them too.

You can find a testing site near you by
  • using CDC's HIV prevention services locator below,
  • visiting gettested.cdc.gov, or
  • calling 1-800-CDC-INFO (232-4636)
HIV self-test
You can buy an HIV self-test at a pharmacy or online. Your local health department or another organization near you may offer free or reduced-cost self-tests
The only FDA-approved HIV self-test currently available in the United States is an oral fluid test.

If you live in Oregon and haven't been tested for HIV in the past year, you may qualify for a free at-home HIV test kit. Visit Takemehome.org for more information.