HIV Test FAQ's - How does a free rapid HIV test work? How fast is it?


Have questions on how our confidential free rapid HIV test works?

AHF Linda Kliinik staff in Narva, supporting HIV testing and prevention with condom promotion, safer is sexy

Knowing your HIV status is a key factor in caring for your health and at the same time protecting yourself and your partners contracting the virus. With free walk-in rapid HIV testing available in Narva, getting testing is easy, convenient, fast, confidential and free.

Knowing your HIV status is the best way to protect your health and the health of your partner. If you are HIV-positive, early diagnosis gives you a high chance to live a healthy, long life. Many who are HIV-positive do not know their status, and could unknowingly infect others. If you are sexually active, get tested.

Testing in Narva is free; it is performed quickly, easily and in a friendly atmosphere.

HIV testing is free at Linda Kliniik.

The actual test time will be 2 minutes.

For the rapid HIV test used at our sites a small drop of blood is needed.

Testing algorithm with the use of a primary test is used, and, in case of a positive result, we take blood tests/analyses for HIV diagnoses and for starting with treatment. If you undergo testing at our site in Narva, we guarantee it will be quick and in a quality manner.

You will receive your results before you leave our facility.

The test will be administered by a medical professional.

We only gather the minimum information necessary and required to evaluate your individual needs, to assist us in providing you with services at the qualitative level. We strive to keep the process as simple as possible.

If you receive an HIV-positive test result, our medical professionals will walk you through the next steps. HIV is not fully curable, but it is treatable and the treatments are highly effective.

Caring for those living with HIV is our mission. If you test positive, our knowledgeable staff of will be with you to support you at the stage of confirming the diagnosis of HIV infection and initiating appropriate treatment.