Get Tested!

Free and confidential HIV and STI testing available at The Project!
We offer free HIV testing, Hep C, and STI screening (Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis), PrEP consultation and follow-up.

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Free and confidential HIV and Sexual Transmitted Infections (STI) testing at The Project of PHC.

At-Home HIV Testing

Can’t make it in to our clinic or unable to make an appointment? We may be able to send you an at-home kit.

Get PrEP'd

Thinking about getting on Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP), the 1x a day pill that helps prevent HIV ?

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Locations and Hours

Free and confidential HIV and STI screenings are available at the following Primary Health Care clinic

Des Moines

1200 University Ave, #120
Des Moines, IA 50314

PH: (515) 248-1595

Monday – Thursday

9:00 AM – 4:00 PM


9:00 AM – 1:00 PM




3510 W. Lincoln Way
Ames, IA 50014

PH: (515) 232-0628

Due to COVID-19 we are not currently doing outreach testing at PHC in Ames. However patients can still contact the clinic to be tested.


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Helpful Blogs

The Basics 

Testing 101

Testing 101

Have you been thinking about getting tested for HIV and/or other STI’s but don’t know what to expect? Maybe it’s been awhile and you’re getting cold feet. That’s ok. Here at the Project we are here to help you feel comfortable and relaxed. Here are just a few insights into how our testing appointments work.

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Rapid Start PrEP

Rapid Start PrEP

Last month, the Prevention and Clinical teams at the Project launched “Rapid Start PrEP,” an easy way to start your journey to preventing HIV. PrEP (pre-exposure prophylaxis) is a medication treatment that when taken as directed can prevent HIV by about 99%. It is the single most effective intervention for preventing HIV for people who are HIV-negative.

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