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Health Services – HIV and AIDS

 CDC biologist conducting a testThe Communicable Disease Program provides free, confidential or anonymous HIV and/or Hepatitis C testing, counseling, and education for those at risk for HIV and/or Hepatitis C infection. We also provide free condoms, health education, and risk/harm reduction. See below for service details.

Walk-in rapid testing is available, but appointments are encouraged.

You may also order a free HIV self-test at Together Take Me Home. This at-home test is used as a screening tool and cannot diagnose.

If you receive a positive result from the rapid HIV self-test, you will need to go to your healthcare provider or the Carroll County Health Department for a follow-up confirmatory test.

For other STI testing and services and more information, call 410-876-4930 or visit our Reproductive Health Services page.

HIV Prevention

Please visit the CDC’s website for their HIV Risk Reduction Tool.

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, can reduce your chance of getting HIV from sex or injection drug use. Visit PrEP Locator to locate HIV PrEP services or ask your healthcare provider if PrEP is right for you.

Services for People with HIV

The Carroll County Health Department offers non-medical HIV case management, providing guidance and assistance in improving access to needed services.

How to Get Services

Who can get services?

Testing – Anyone

Non-medical HIV Case Management – Maryland Residents

*Out-of-county residents, please call your local health department for assistance.


How do I get services? 

Call 410-876-4770 or 410-876-4426 to make an appointment or walk-in Monday–Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. for free testing. 

Call 410-876-4427 or 410-876-4426 for non-medical HIV case management and linkage to care.



8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.



Free for HIV and Hepatitis C services