Schiffert Health Center offers sexually transmitted infection testing on common STIs, including chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphilis, HIV, genital HPV, genital herpes simplex, hepatitis B, and hepatitis C. Some of these tests require a fee, while others do not.

HIV testing done in the Medical Clinic is by blood test only and there is a fee for this. Students have the following opportunities to receive free testing:

  • HIV and hepatitis C testing done at Schiffert Health Center with The Drop-In Center is a free, confidential test to students on the second and fourth Tuesdays of every month from 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m from September to April. Finger stick tests will be used. Please call 540-982-2437 or email dropnctr@councilofcommunityservices.org to schedule an appointment. This service is not available during the summer break, from May through August.
  • The New River Health District also offers free and confidential HIV, hepatitis B, hepatitis C, and syphilis testing on the first and third Tuesdays every month from 1 – 4 p.m. at Schiffert Health Center. A blood sample will be collected for laboratory testing. Appointments are not required. For more information, contact the New River Health District at 540-585-3355. Winter and summer break testing hours may vary.