On-demand HIV tests now available throughout Interior Health region (Dr. Julio Montaner, BC-CfE)

Getting tested for HIV just got easier for residents across the Interior Health region, now that on-demand testing is available at all IH laboratories.

As of today, patients can visit any IH lab and get an tested for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without having to first visit their physician or nurse practitioner.

“Facilitated access to HIV testing is a key component of the made-in-BC Treatment as Prevention strategy,” said Dr. Julio Montaner, director of the BC Centre of Excellence in HIV/AIDS.

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