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In Hillsborough County

55% of new HIV diagnoses* were among the Black & African-American community. 33612, 33610, 33619, 33604 and 33605 are ZIP codes seeing the highest rate of new infections in the county. 

In Hillsborough County

55% of new HIV diagnoses* were among the Black & African-American community. 33612, 33610, 33619, 33604 and 33605 are ZIP codes seeing the highest rate of new infections in the county. 

Hillsborough County is

4th

in the State of Florida for overall HIV Positive diagnoses

HIV Diagnoses are up by

19.7%

since 2018.

And according to the CDC, if current trends continue, 1 in 2 Black men who sleep with men could contract HIV in their lifetime.

FAQs About HIV and STIs

Yes! Individuals living with HIV can get to “undetectable,” which means the amount of virus in the body is so low it can’t be detected, and the chance of transmission to others decreases significantly. 

Yes, PrEP is a daily pill that is 99% effective in preventing HIV and may be available to you at little to no cost. 

METRO provides free rapid HIV testing 5 days a week, on some weekends and in the community. Learn more and find a testing location here.

Yes! METRO provides full STI panel results in 90 minutes or less. STIs including Gonorrhea, Syphilis and Hepatitis C are also on the rise.

HIV and HEP C testing are always free. METRO accepts most insurances and has sliding fee and cost assistance programs for STI (STD) testing and other primary medical care services.

Heck no! For over 27 years, we have proudly served all segments of our community and have one of the most diverse staffs in Tampa Bay. All are welcome. Including you!

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Take a Minute for an HIV Test

Rapid testing results only takes about a minute. Testing is always free, confidential and discreet and there may be incentives available with your test at these locations. This page is updated the first of every month.

Metro Inclusive Health

2105 N Nebraska Ave.
Tampa, FL 33602
For Hours and Contact Info
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Test results in about a minute. There’s no excuse not to know your status. 

Map via AIDSVu.org.
* FL Department of Health