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HIV Testing Trends at Visits to Physician Offices, Community Health Centers, and Emergency Departments

Jul 08, 2020 | Julia Zigman (she/her)

A Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released last week revealed HIV testing occurs at less than one percent of physician office and emergency department visits, and at less than three percent of community health center visits. The report found that during 2009 to 2016, there was no increase in the percentage of HIV testing during physician office visits and HIV testing was performed at a higher percentage of visits for preventive care and visits with venipuncture.

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About Julia Zigman (she/her)

Julia Zigman is a Program Analyst on the NACCHO HIV, STI, & Viral Hepatitis team. Julia focuses primarily on NACCHO’s Ending the HIV Epidemic portfolio and is a lead staff member for the HIV, STI, and Viral Hepatitis Workgroup. Learn more about these programs here.

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