During the COVID-19 pandemic, clinics will be open BY APPOINTMENT ONLY. Call 410-313-7500 for more information and clinic availability.

HIV and AIDS Counseling and Testing Services
We provide ANONYMOUS and CONFIDENTIAL HIV/AIDS testing.  
Testing is free and occurs every Friday by appointment.   Walk-ins are accepted. Appointments are recommended.

Call us at 410-313-7500 to make an appointment.

For more information about HIV/AIDS visit:

HIV/AIDS Education and Prevention Services

  • Health Education Lecture Sessions
  • Outreach Program Services – Services focus on outreach to targeted high risk communities or individuals so that they may be referred and/or reconnect to care and treatment services for HIV/ AIDS. Call 410-313-7500 for more information.
  • Court appointed classes for people charged with sex offences.

 

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Ryan White B Support Services Program

A support service program providing assistance to qualified consumers in the areas of:

  • HOPWA Housing Assistance - Housing opportunities for people with AIDS
  • Linkage to Medical Care
  • Medical Transportation
  • Partner Notification
  • Emergency Food Assistance (EFA)

Call 410-313-7500 for more information, or write askhealth@howardcountymd.gov.


Ryan White A - Medical Care & Case Management HIV Services

Howard County individuals living with HIV/AIDS who qualify for Ryan White A Program* services for the indigent/ uninsured may access medical services through two existing programs in Howard County.

These providers are:

Chase Brexton Health Services, Inc
5500 Knoll North Drive, Suite 370, 
Columbia, Maryland 21045
Phone number: 410-884-7831
Fax number: 410-715-3734

Johns Hopkins HIV Team
Howard County Medical Pavilion
10710 Charter Drive, Suite 420
Columbia, Maryland 21044
Phone number 410-614-3055 or 443-546-1500.

*The Ryan White Care Act is the United States' largest federally funded program for people living with HIV/AIDS. The Ryan White Care Act funds programs to improve availability of care for low-income, uninsured and under-insured victims of AIDS and their families. It is also the "payer of last resort," which subsidizes treatment when no other resources are available.


Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

In April 2018, the Health Department began offering Pre-Exposure Proph