Every Monday: 3 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Every Friday: 9 a.m. - NOON
All Adults Welcome
Results provided within 20 minutes
Falls Community Health
521 N. Main Avenue
Sioux Falls, SD 57104

*Based on risk assessment

 

Mission

The South Dakota HIV/AIDS Prevention Program is committed to achieving the goals of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

  • Reduce the number of people who become infected with HIV
  • Increase access to care and improving health outcomes for people living with HIV
  • Reduce HIV-related health disparities

Over 400 South Dakotans are living with HIV/AIDS. Our goal is to ensure every HIV positive person is aware of their status, linked to quality medical care, and provided the support they need to lead long, healthy lives.

Services Provided

  • Medical care & treatment
  • Emergency financial assistance
  • Counseling services
  • Pharmacist consultation
  • Peer mentoring
  • Free condoms

Who Should Get Tested?

  • You are sexually active with multiple or anonymous partners and not using a condom
  • You share IV drug needles
  • You are man who has sex with other men without using a condom

Transmission

HIV is spread through blood to blood contact, semen and vaginal secretions, breast milk HIV is NOT spread by hugging, coughing, using public bathrooms, using drinking fountains, mosquito bites, or swimming in a pool with a HIV positive person. You cannot get HIV by sharing a cup, fork, or spoon with a person.

Resources:

CDC 
AIDS.gov
South Dakota Department of Health

DAETC
Ryan White

The National HIV/AIDS Strategy

On the 3rd Anniversary of the National HIV/AIDS Strategy, July 13, 2013, President Barack Obama reaffirmed the Administration’s commitment to the Strategy and directed federal department to prioritize addressing the continuum of HIV care as they continue to implement the Strategy. Read more about it here.

Contact the HIV Prevention team if you have any questions

(605) 367-8716  or (605) 367-8717