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HIV Prevention Program

Basics on HIV Prevention
Get Tested for HIV

Each county health department in Kentucky now offers rapid screening for HIV with results available in 15-20 minutes. Several community-based organizations and health centers also offer rapid HIV testing.

Complete list of rapid HIV testing sites in Kentucky.

For more information about HIV tests, see the NIH AIDSinfo page.

Condom Distribution

The Kentucky Department for Public Health contracts with several agencies to provide condom distribution:

AVOL (AIDS Volunteers, Inc.)
225 Walton Ave., Suite 110.
Lexington, KY 40502
(859) 225-3000

Lexington-Fayette County Health Department
650 Newtown Pike
Lexington, KY 40508
(859) 288-2437

Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness
7201 Outer Loop
Louisville, KY 40228
(502) 574-6699

North Central Area Health Education Center
498 Georgetown St. Suite 106
Lexington, Kentucky 40508
(859) 281-6086

Northern Kentucky Independent District Health Department
2388 Grandview Drive, Building A
Fort Mitchell, KY 41047
(859) 578-7660

Volunteers of America Louisville
1436 South Shelby Street
Louisville, KY 40217
(502) 635-4511

Agency Training on HIV Testing

Kentucky law requires HIV test counselors to be trained in the Fundamentals of HIV Prevention Counseling. Attendance is limited for these full-day workshops. To participate, follow these steps:

  1. Complete this survey.
  2. Create an account on KY.TRAIN.org if you don't already have one.
  3. Take the online prerequisite course #1021131 on KY.TRAIN (3.6 hours).
  4. Take the online prerequisite course #1054132 on KY.TRAIN (3.0 hours).
  5. Find a workshop in your area and register.

Training on the use of rapid HIV tests involves taking the appropriate KY.TRAIN module listed below. These modules require that you successfully run a set of rapid test kit controls in the presence of your testing supervisor. Ask which type of rapid test your agency is using to determine which module you will need.

  • Clearview Rapid HIV Test Web-Based Training 1052459
  • OraQuick Rapid HIV Test Web-Based Training 1052460


Last Updated 3/10/2015
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