Please note, Whitman-Walker Health and RealTalk DC will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving as we follow the federal holiday schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience.


HIV/STI Testing

HIV Testing Hours

HIV testing is only available during the below stated hours. Please scroll down further for all STI testing hours. The hours directly below are specific to HIV testing. 

Please note HIV & STI testing will close at 5 pm on Wednesday, November 22nd. Whitman-Walker Health and HIV & STI testing will be closed Thursday, November 23 and Friday, November 24 for Thanksgiving as we follow the federal holiday schedule. We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Whitman-Walker 1525, 1525 14th St., NW

Monday 9 am-6 pm
Tuesday 9 am-5 pm
Wednesday 9 am-6 pm
Thursday 9 am-12:30 pm; 2:30 pm-5 pm
Friday 9 am-5 pm

Max Robinson Center, 2301 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave., SE

Monday 9 am-12 pm; 1 pm-5 pm
Tuesday 9 am-12 pm; 1 pm-5 pm
Wednesday 9 am-12 pm; 1 pm-5 pm
Thursday 9 am-12 pm; 2:30 pm-5 pm
Friday Closed

STI Self-Test Kit Hours

STI self-testing kits are only available during the below stated hours. 

1525 and Max Robinson Center

Monday-Wednesday 10 am-3 pm
Thursday 10 am-12:30 pm; 2:30 pm-3 pm

About HIV Testing

No appointment is needed for HIV testing at Whitman-Walker Health. And, all counseling, testing, and referral services are confidential and free of charge, but donations are welcome.

For information on our HIV, STI, and pregnancy testing services targeting youth (ages 13-24) available at our Eastern Market location, click here.

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Testing for deaf or hard-of-hearing individuals is also available.

For information on pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) or post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP) for HIV prevention, click here.

About STI Testing

After HIV test results are given; testing for gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis using a Self-Test Kit is available during select daytime hours at both sites.

Note: The STI Self-Test Kit is routine screening meant for patients who are not experiencing symptoms of sexually transmitted infections.

Patients experiencing symptoms should visit our Gay Men’s Health and Wellness Clinic on Tuesday and Thursday evenings. For more information, please call 202.745.7000.

Testing Together

Testing Together is an HIV testing and counseling service for guys and the guys they have sex with regularly. It’s a chance for both of you to find out your current HIV status, learn how to play safely, and talk openly and honestly about sex and your relationship!

Testing Together is available by appointment ONLY. To make an appointment, call 202.797.4406.

Safer Sex

Want more information on safer sex? Check out Whitman-Walker and HRC’s “Safer Sex” and “Safer Sex for Trans Bodies” guides attached below.

Mobile HIV Testing Unit

Whitman-Walker Health operates a mobile HIV testing van that goes into at-risk communities and provides HIV testing and prevention education.

To find out when the van may be near you and other community events, click here for an up-to-date calendar.

Take a video tour of our mobile HIV testing unit!

For more information about HIV testing, HIV transmission or other test sites, e-mail us or call at 202-939-7686.