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HARM REDUCTION

El-Ada provides HIV/HCV testing and Harm Reduction Services at our Boise Community Resource Center located at 2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID and through our Outreach Van.

WHAT WE OFFER

HIV TESTING

El-Ada provides confidential rapid HIV testing using the OraQuick Rapid Antibody HIV-1/2 test.  OraQuick is an oral swab test with results available in 15 minutes.  We provide a risk assessment, HIV prevention education, and testing free of charge with no appointment necessary.

OVERDOSE PREVENTION

El-Ada provides NARCAN Nasal Spray (Naloxone) free of charge upon request.  NARCAN nasal spray (Naloxone) is an Opioid overdose reversal medication. It is legally available to individuals using opioids as well as their friends and family. We are committed to reducing the number of opioid overdoses in our community.

Learn how to use naloxone here.

HCV TESTING

El-Ada provides confidential rapid testing for Hepatitis C using OraQuick Rapid Antibody HCV test.  The OraQuick HCV test is an oral swab test with results available in 15 minutes. We provide a risk assessment, HCV prevention education, and testing free of charge with no appointment necessary.

HARM REDUCTION

El-Ada provides Harm Reduction supplies upon request to help prevent the spread of HIV and HCV.  In partnership with Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, we maintain a Safer Syringe Program providing safe disposal and exchange of intravenous injection supplies.  El-Ada also provides sexual health supplies for the prevention of HIV and other STDs/STIs.

Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Safer Syringe Program

ACCESS OUR SERVICES

To Get Tested for HIV/HCV

Call El-Ada at (208) 345-2820 or come to our Boise Community Resource Center at 2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705.

Once you arrive at the Resource Center, you will be screened for testing. A Test Counselor will ask you for general demographic information and you will sign a HIV/HCV Testing and Counseling Consent Form.

To Receive Harm Reduction Supplies

To receive harm reduction supplies such as NARCAN, sharps containers, fentanyl test strips, syringes, safe injection kit, and/or a wound care kit-- come to our Boise Community Resource Center at 2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705.

Once you arrive at the Resource Center, you will be asked for some basic personal information and will then be given the harm reduction supplies.

To Access the Syringe Exchange 

Come to our Boise Community Resource Center at 2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705. Once you arrive, you will be asked for your initials and date-of-birth. After we receive that basic information, used syringes will be disposed of safely and you will be provided sterile syringes and a sharps container.

To Access Contraceptives

To access contraception such as condoms, female condoms, lubricants, and/or dental dams come to our Boise Community Resource Center at 2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705. Once you arrive, just ask for your preferred contraceptive and it will be provided.

 
GET IN TOUCH

2250 S Vista Ave, Boise, ID 83705

Text 208-713-4254  /  Call 208-345-2820

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OUR PARTNERS

A.l.p.h.a. Idaho

Housing for individuals with AIDS, Testing, Linkage to Care for HIV/AIDS and Food Pantry 

Central District Health

Physical wellness exams, STI/HIV testing, Pregnancy testing and a variety of contraception options.

Idaho Harm Reduction Project

Naloxone & Narcan, Sharps Disposal, Testing

Harm Reduction Locator

 

Harm reduction services in other parts of the state

ONE at Home

Free condoms and lube delivered to your door

Take Me Home

 

Order a free home HIV test delivered via mail