Rapid HIV Testing / Hepatitis C Testing

LESHRC offers on-site as well as community venue Rapid HIV Testing free of charge. Results of HIV screenings are ready within 20 minutes.

In conjunction with New York City Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH), LESHRC provides antibody testing to individuals who may have been exposed to Hepatitis C virus.  Hepatitis C infection can go without symptoms for up to 30 years, but a simple blood test can let someone know if they’ve ever been exposed or infected with Hepatitis C virus, with results available in approximately 10 days.

Testing is available by appointment during the following hours:

Monday, 12 - 4PM 
Tuesday, 12 - 4PM
Wednesday, 12 PM - 4 PM
Thursday, 10 AM - 2 PM
Friday, 12 - 4 PM
Saturday, 12 - 4 PM

Appointments can be made via phone by 

If you are interested in an appointment, or in providing HIV / Hepatitis C testing at a community site or event, you, please contact Sadat Iqbal at (212) 226-6333 ext. 106, or  at sadat@leshrc.org


NYS Department of Health: Reasons to Get an HIV Test (PDF)340.31 KB
NYS Department of Health: Q & A about HIV/AIDS (PDF)443.13 KB
NYS Department of Health: Q & A about HIV/AIDS - Spanish (PDF)436.12 KB
HCV Advocate: A Guide to Understanding Hepatitis C (PDF)1.15 MB