HIV / AIDS
Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection / Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
HIV / AIDS – Anonymous or confidential testing for HIV, the virus which causes AIDS. Anyone may come to the Florida Department of Health in Walton County for HIV testing. All services provided are confidential. Persons coming for HIV testing may choose anonymous testing where no name is used to identify them, just a number. Test results are usually received in three weeks. If a person tests positive; he / she will be referred for follow-up care and counseling. Call (850) 892-8015 for an appointment.
The following are very useful web sites dedicated to providing current and accurate HIV/AIDS information:
- FDOH HIV AIDS http://www.floridahealth.gov/diseases-and-conditions/aids/index.html
Provides comprehensive HIV/AIDS information on statistics, transmission, treatment, patient care, prevention, research, disease facts, counseling and testing, funding and national conferences.
- http://www.cdcnpin.org/A resource for educational materials including fact sheets, FAQs, brochures, videos, books, reports, posters and various other prevention items.