Project Support – BH

Now that you are preparing for the implementation of your testing program, know that there are step-by-step guides and tools to get you started toward a successful program.

Project Support

Downloadable Resources
(Please right-click to download each resource.)

  1. HIV Rapid Testing in Substance Abuse Treatment Programs (SAMHSA/NIDA, 2011
    A fact sheet from SAMHSA and the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) that provides evidence that the implementation of routine on-site rapid HIV testing with verbal information about testing among patients in substance abuse treatment centers.
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  2. Health Center Model (NACHC, 2009)
    The approach used in this resource has been shown to help community health centers successfully implement screening for patients ages 13-64. It can also provide quality care not just for those who can afford it, but who are in critical need.
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  3. Implementation Planning Tool (MATEC, 2010)
    Use this checklist in preparation for routine testing and keep staff aligned in processes and procedures.
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  4. Sample Illinois Testing Brochure (MATEC, PHIMC)
    Information provided in this brochure can help patients be at ease with making the decision to be tested and how the process works.
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  5. HIV Testing Buttons (MATEC)
    Implement the provided buttons on your testing website, created by the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center
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  6. Routine Testing Poster – English (MATEC, PHIMC)
    Display this poster to motivate individuals to get tested and find out their status.
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  7. Routine Testing Poster – Spanish  (MATEC, PHIMC)
    Display this poster to motivate Spanish speaking individuals to get tested and find out their status.
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Program ToolKit Other Resources
If you are interested in obtaining the resources below, please contact: Andrew Espinosa at andrewe@uic.edu

  1. Sample Illinois Testing Brochure (MATEC_PHIMC)
    This is a sample of a brochure that was designed to educate and provide information about informed consent for Routine HIV testing in Illinois.
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  2. HIV Testing Buttons (MATEC)
    These buttons were created by the Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center and have become quite popular at routine HIV testing sites.
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  3. Routine Testing Poster – English (MATEC, PHIMC)
    Today we are going to test you for HIV WHY?
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  4. Routine Testing Poster – Spanish (MATEC, PHIMC)
    Routine Testing Poster – Spanish (MATEC, PHIMC)
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