HIV Services

Due to COVID-19 and Colorado’s stay-at-home order, HIV/Hepatitis C testing at MLK library, Central library and our Commerce City location has been cancelled until 4/30/2020. If you have any testing related questions, please call (303)363-3034. 

**This web page is being frequently updated, so please check back often for updates about the reopening of our full spectrum services.


HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis Testing Clinic Schedule

Walk in or by appointment. For more testing information, click here

HIV, Hepatitis C and Syphilis Prevention

Tri-County Health Department offers no cost Rapid HIV testing to individuals at increased risk of getting HIV. These individuals include:

  • Men who have sex with men
  • Transgender people
  • People who share injection equipment
  • People who have vaginal or anal sex without a condom and with multiple partners

Our HIV prevention services include PrEP screening, counseling, and navigation, as well as free safe sex materials like condoms, lube, dental dams and more. 

Click here to find other places you can get HIV testing in the metro Denver area. 

Tri-County Health Department also offers no cost Rapid Hepatitis C testing to individuals at increased risk of getting Hepatitis C and no cost Syphilis testing to uninsured individuals at increased risk of getting syphilis.

TCHD Syringe Access Program

TCHD Syringe Access Program provides outreach, education, and syringe exchange services for people who inject drugs and their partners in Aurora and in Adams County. 

Injecting drugs can lead to infections such as HIV and Hepatitis C Virus. Syringe Access Services can reduce these infections by providing people who inject drugs with sterile, safer injection supplies and safe disposal of needles. 

Services for People Living with HIV - Linkage to Care

Linkage to Care (LTC) is a free and confidential service. LTC Care Coordinators help connect people living with HIV to medical care including treatment and referrals.

Linkage to Care Services

Tri-County's LTC program provides:

  • Blood draw for confirmatory testing, CD4, and viral load counts
  • Referrals to community resources and support services
  • Assistance with applying for health insurance
  • Assistance with applying for financial aid programs to assist with health care costs such as medication or co-pays
  • Education and support understanding lab values and treatment plans
  • Care coordinators are available to accompany participants to medical visits to provide support and help answer any questions

Becoming a Linkage to Care Client

Tri-County provides LTC services to individuals newly diagnosed with HIV and HIV-positive individuals who haven't been in care recently and reside in Adams, Arapahoe, and Douglas counties.

The program accepts self-referrals as well as referrals from medical facilities such as primary care providers, specialty providers, emergency rooms, urgent care facilities, and laboratories or blood banks.

Contact us today at 303-363-3048 or to learn more or enroll in the program.