Planned Parenthood

Southwest Ohio Region

The HIV Project

Planned Parenthood Southwest Ohio Region has teamed up with Caracole house to create the HIV Project. The HIV Project is housed at the Caracole building in Northside.


The HIV Project
4138 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223

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Walk-in during all business hours for free, rapid HIV or HCV testing at our Northside office, located at the intersection of Hamilton Ave. and Knowleton Street (parking and entrance behind building). Please note, the last test will be given 30 minutes prior to closing.

Mobile Testing RV

Our Mobile Testing RV also provides free, rapid testing throughout Greater Cincinnati.

See the Mobile Testing RV Schedule

Additional Testing Locations

In addition to our Northside office, HIV Health Educators travel to various locations throughout the month to provide testing and education.

Price Hill Walgreen's
4241 Glenway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205
1st Tuesday each month, 4 PM - 7 PM

Planned Parenthood Mt. Auburn Health Center
2314 Auburn Avenue., Cincinnati, OH 45219
1st Monday each month, 12 PM - 3 PM.

Planned Parenthood Western Hills Health Center
2016 Ferguson Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45238
2nd Thursday each month, 9am - 12pm

Planned Parenthood Springdale Health Center
290 Northland Blvd., Springdale, OH 45246
3rd Wednesday each month, 12pm - 3pm


The HIV Project offers a variety of services in Greater Cincinnati, including:

  • Free, rapid (results in 20 minutes) anonymous or confidential HIV testing
  • Free, rapid (results in 15 minutes) confidential Hepatitis C (HCV) testing
  • One-on-one counseling services for those living with or affected by HIV/AIDS
  • Harm reduction services for the injection drug use population
  • Prevention and educational services to community groups

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Who Needs an HIV Test?

You need an HIV test if you...

  • Have had unprotected vaginal or anal sex
  • have had a sexually transmitted disease or infection
  • Have ever been an intravenous drug user
  • Have been the sexual partner of someone who has used drugs intravenously

Who Needs a Hepatitis C (HCV) Test?

You need an HCV test if you...

  • Have ever been an intravenous drug user

Additional Resources

  • http://www.caracole.org
  • http:www.thebody.com/
  • http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/qa/index.htm
  • http://www.positivelyaware.com
  • http://www.odh.ohio.gov/odhprograms/hastpac/hivstd/hivprev.aspx
  • http://www.hamiltoncountyhealth.org/index.html
  • http://www.poz.com
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