Confidentiality

HIV testing in Arizona is confidential, but not anonymous. The place where you get an HIV test will ask you to provide some information about yourself and what might put you at risk for getting HIV. If you used a home test and had a positive result, you will be asked to provide information about yourself when your get your confirmatory test completed.

If you test negative for HIV
Your name and contact information will not be reported. Some limited information, like your age, gender, and risk factors will be reported.

If you test positive for HIV
Your testing provider is required by Arizona law to report your name and the results of your test to the Arizona Department of Health Services. This information is kept in a secure database and is confidential. Your insurance company, employer, or other people/entities will not know the results of your test unless you provide permission for the information to be shared.