The Miriam Hospital
Immunology Center offers free testing for HIV, hepatitis C and other
sexually transmitted diseases (STD).
We are located at 1125
North Main Street in
Providence, Rhode Island
The clinic is open
Wednesday, Thursday and
Friday from 12:30 - 3:30
No appointments are
All testing is
confidential and can be
No insurance is
Testing is free
Testing includes HIV,
hepatitis C, syphilis,
gonorrhea, and chlamydia
Other testing is
available on an
Gonorrhea and chlamydia affect both men and women from
all backgrounds. In women, these STDs can cause
infertility and pelvic inflammatory disease. Testing is
performed through a urine test. Treatment can include
both a pill and an injection. All sexually active
men/women should be tested on a yearly basis.
Hepatitis C is usually transmitted through contaminated
blood and can occasionally be transmitted through sex.
Most cases of hepatitis C are from sharing intravenous
drugs or intranasal cocaine. Users, or past users, of
intravenous drugs or intranasal cocaine should be tested
at least once.
If you are exposed to someone whom you think may have HIV, you may be
eligible for post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP). PEP may prevent HIV
infection if taken within 72 hours (3 days) of exposure. Please call our
clinic for more information 401-793-2928.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP)
Truvada was approved on July 16, 2012 for pre-exposure prophylaxis
(PrEP) to prevent HIV infection. Truvada is a single pill taken daily
that can prevent a person from being infected with HIV. For questions
regarding PrEP, please contact Philip A. Chan, MD at email@example.com.
The Immunology Center at The Miriam Hospital in Providence, Rhode
Island, is the largest HIV and STD clinic in the state. The clinic
provides comprehensive care to over 1,500 HIV patients by a team of
physicians, nurses, social workers and case managers. The doctors at the
clinic are leaders in the recognition, diagnosis and treatment of HIV
and STDs. If transportation, lack of coverage or confidentiality is a
concern, please call Heather Ross at 401-793-4432 as resources are