Dealing with a health issue requires the right care and tools. Highmark Wholecare wants to help if you are currently living with Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), could be at risk, or are caring for a person with the virus. This resource center can help you find local services, treatment options and other resources.
HIV can affect anyone, but certain groups are at higher risk. Those that have a higher risk include:
It is recommended that anyone with a higher risk for HIV be tested more often.
Residents of Pennsylvania can order a free HIV test kit by clicking this link: https://getmyhivtest.com/ In addition to being free, these tests are quick and easy to use from your own home!
AIDS Free Pittsburgh maintains an on-going list of local HIV testing sites, PrEP, and PEP (for HIV prevention), and HIV treatment resources in Allegheny County. For more information, visit: HIV Care Options in Allegheny County
If you do not live in Allegheny County, click the link below to find a place near you to get tested for HIV: https://www.health.pa.gov/topics/Documents/Programs/STD%20PROVIDERS.pdf.
For information about HIV case management, HIV primary care providers, and/or support groups for people living with HIV in Allegheny County, please visit: https://www.aidsfreepittsburgh.org/living-with-hiv
Click here and search your zip code to find HIV support groups in your area.
Here are some more resources that you may find helpful:
You can find many HIV articles and videos on the member portal!
Download the HIV Care Options Guide
Learn more by visiting the PrEP website