Do you have HIV or think that you might have HIV? Do you want to get tested for HIV or get access to medications that can prevent you from being infected with HIV?
The Ryan White system of care
The Ryan White Program at Hennepin County provides funding for HIV-related services and healthcare targeting low-income residents living with HIV across the 13-county metropolitan area, centered on Hennepin County. HIV care services allow people living with the virus to lead healthy, vibrant lives. These services also stop the virus from spreading.
HIV testing is an important tool to prevent new infections. Today’s test results are available in five minutes. For little or no cost, residents can access HIV testing through primary care providers, community-based settings, private insurance, Medical Assistance, Medicare, and other public health insurance plans.
The Ryan White system of care factsheet (DOCX) lists HIV-related healthcare providers and the services offered by each provider.
Red Door offers sexual health care for all people and sterile syringes for injection drug users. Get confidential HIV/STI testing and treatment in a safe, caring setting at the Red Door.
- 525 Portland Avenue South in Minneapolis
- Make an appointment or get test results by calling 612-543-5555.
- Walk-ins are also available.
Get PrEP – the medication that can prevent HIV infections
PrEP is a daily pill for people who don’t have HIV but are at high risk of getting it. This medication, along with condom use, safer sex counseling, and routine testing for sexually transmitted infections, can help reduce your risk of getting HIV. The Red Door Clinic prescribes PrEP. To find more places where you can get PrEP, view the interactive map of providers in the metro area. Select "individual provider locations" to get additional information.
Resources for HIV and sexual health
The Rainbow Health AIDSLine can help by:
- Answering your questions via phone, email or chat services
- Helping you get sterile syringes, tested for HIV, access to the medications that prevent HIV infections, financial assistance, and much more.
- View Rainbow Health's list of HIV-related services available across Minnesota.