Know where you stand

Regular testing for HIV and other sexually transmitted infections is an important part of gay men’s health. We’ve made regular testing quick, easy, and free.

This page provides you with information on a number of options for STI/HIV testing. We encourage you to explore all options and identify the ones that are most helpful and convenient for you.

HIM Health Centres

HIM Health Centres offer a wide range of services for GBT2Q:

  • Full-spectrum sexual health testing: Rapid and Standard HIV as well as STI testing
  • Vaccinations for Hepatitis A, B, as well as HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) for those under the age of 27
  • Counselling
  • Consultation with nurses
  • Anonymous harm reduction supply order and pick up

Testing at Home

There is a new tool available for you to do testing in the safety of your own home or at the place that feels safe for you.

Check Yourself Today!

Learn about the tools you need to take care of your sexual health and where you can access them across BC.

Not in the Lower Mainland?

Just because you’re not local, doesn’t mean you can’t get tested.

Test Reminders

Sign up for test reminders. We’ll send them to your phone via SMS to remind you to come in. We also have an anonymous email notification service should you need to connect with present and past partners after a positive STI result.

HIM honours the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and səlil̓ilw̓ətaʔɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations, and the territories of many nations on the west coast of Turtle Island, on whose unceded and stolen land we live and work. As uninvited inhabitants, we acknowledge that this space is and always will be Indigenous land.

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