HIV Testing & Treatment
The DeKalb County Health Department offers confidential HIV testing services as well as Case Management services to individuals that are HIV+.
The DeKalb County Health Department provides Case Management services by appointment to HIV+ individuals and their families. Our client-centered services link individuals with health care and other available resources in order to empower people living with HIV to lead healthy and independent lives. The program is funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health, and our Case Manager is a trained professional in providing confidential, comprehensive services. Any individual who is HIV+ and resides in DeKalb, Lee or Ogle County may be eligible for a variety of Case Management services.
Medical Case Management Services That May Be Available Include:
- Emergency Rent & Utility Assistance
- Food Assistance
- Legal Services
- Medical Transportation Assistance
- Mental Health Services
- Oral Health Care
- Substance Abuse Services
- Outpatient/Ambulatory Medical Care
- AIDS Drug Assistance Program
The DeKalb County Health Department provides safe, confidential rapid HIV testing and counseling services. HIV test results are available the same date of service. Call (815) 748-2420 for more information or to scheudle an appointment.
What to talk about at your STD appointment?
The DeKalb County Health Department provides treatment to eligible individuals whose partner has been diagnosed with Chlamydia, Gonorrhea or Syphilis for the low cost of $10.00. STD partner treatments are an important piece in reducing rates of transmission of sexually transmitted diseases within our community. For more information about STD Partner Treatment Services, please call (815) 748-2420.
Pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, is a way for people who do not have HIV but who are at substantial risk of getting it to prevent HIV infection by taking a pill every day. PrEP is a medication that when used consistently, has been shown to prevent HIV infection in someone who is exposed to HIV through unprotected sex or injection drug use. If you think you may be at high risk for HIV, talk to your healthcare provider about whether PrEP is right for you.
For more information about PrEP or to find a provider that prescribes PrEP, www.prep4love.com
Frequently Asked Questions
Contact Us- Confidential Numbers
HIV Testing: 815-748-2420
HIV Case Management: 815-748-2467