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The United States has no travel restrictions related to HIV status. This means that, if you're not a US citizen, you can enter the country, regardless of your HIV status. You will not be asked for a medical certificate or proof of your HIV status upon entry in the country. Furthermore, if you test positive for HIV while you are in the United States, you will not be deported.<ref>[http://www.hivtravel.org/Default.aspx?CountryId=12&PageId=143 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - REGULATIONS ON ENTRY, STAY AND RESIDENCE FOR PLHIV]</ref>
 
The United States has no travel restrictions related to HIV status. This means that, if you're not a US citizen, you can enter the country, regardless of your HIV status. You will not be asked for a medical certificate or proof of your HIV status upon entry in the country. Furthermore, if you test positive for HIV while you are in the United States, you will not be deported.<ref>[http://www.hivtravel.org/Default.aspx?CountryId=12&PageId=143 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - REGULATIONS ON ENTRY, STAY AND RESIDENCE FOR PLHIV]</ref>
  
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There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
 
There are many low-cost and free STD testing services in New York City. They typically do not require appointments, and they run on a first come, first serve basis. So it is recommended that you arrange for a test on a day when you have time to wait to receive your tests and results. Some STD clinics also offer vaccines for meningitis, Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B, as well as alcohol and drug treatment.
  
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*[https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/health/health-topics/aids-hiv.page The New York City Department of Health] offers free, same-day STD tests at facilities around the city. Fore more information, check out this list of [https://www1.nyc.gov/site/doh/services/sexual-health-clinics.page sexual health clinics in New York]. You can also get STD tests at Planned Parenthood. There are also a few companies that manufacture STD tests you can buy online and take in the comfort of your own home. To learn more about the pros and cons of these tests and find out how to purchase them, [http://stdtestoptions.info/std-testing-in-nyc-3-ways-to-get-tested-without-seeing-a-doctor/ click here].
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*The New York City Department of Health offers free, same-day STD tests at facilities around the city. You can also get STD tests at Planned Parenthood. There are also a few companies that manufacture STD tests you can buy online and take in the comfort of your own home. To learn more about the pros and cons of these tests and find out how to purchase them, [http://stdtestoptions.info/std-testing-in-nyc-3-ways-to-get-tested-without-seeing-a-doctor/ click here].
* [https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-new-york-city Planned Parenthood - Maragaret Sanger Health Center]: They provide STI testing, treatment, support, etc. They also have PrEP. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
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* Gay Men's Health Crisis (GHMC): 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
* [http://www.gmhc.org/ Gay Men's Health Crisis (GHMC)]: You can call their hotline (1-800-243-7692). Address: 446 West 33rd Street, New York, NY 10001
 
 
* Manhattanville Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 21 Old Broadway, New York, NY 10027
 
* Manhattanville Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 21 Old Broadway, New York, NY 10027
 
* Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 303 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001
 
* Chelsea Sexual Health Clinic: Address: 303 9th Ave, New York, NY 10001
* Riverside: Address: 160 West 100th Street. Monday–Friday: Intake begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
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* [https://www.plannedparenthood.org/planned-parenthood-new-york-city Planned Parenthood - Maragaret Sanger Health Center]: They provide STI testing, treatment, support, etc. They also have PrEP. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
* Central Harlem: Address: 2238 Fifth Avenue, 1st Floor. Monday–Friday: Intake begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 3:30 p.m.
 
 
* [http://www.irishouse.org/ Iris House]: "Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff." Located in Harlem. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
 
* [http://www.irishouse.org/ Iris House]: "Iris House saves lives through comprehensive support, prevention and education services for women, families, and under served populations affected by HIV/AIDS and other health disparities in a safe, family-centered environment by passionate, professional and culturally competent staff." Located in Harlem. Address: 2348 7th Ave, New York, NY 10030
  
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* Bellevue Hospital Center -- Has "24-hour 7 day a week trained rape crisis counselors/advocates in the Emergency Department for children, adolescents and adults who have been recent victims of rape or sexual abuse" at Rape Crisis & Advocacy Program (212-562-3435,1st Avenue at 27th Street, Manhattan). Has outpatient 18+ Adult Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault Counseling Program (462 First Avenue (27th Street), Manhattan).
 
* Bellevue Hospital Center -- Has "24-hour 7 day a week trained rape crisis counselors/advocates in the Emergency Department for children, adolescents and adults who have been recent victims of rape or sexual abuse" at Rape Crisis & Advocacy Program (212-562-3435,1st Avenue at 27th Street, Manhattan). Has outpatient 18+ Adult Survivors of Rape & Sexual Assault Counseling Program (462 First Avenue (27th Street), Manhattan).
 
* Harlem Hospital -- "The Center for Victim Support provides services to adult victims of trauma and violence including domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault. Services include crisis counseling, advocacy, therapy, support groups, and information (referrals)." Phone: 212-939-4613 Address: 506 Lenox Ave New York, NY 10037
 
* Harlem Hospital -- "The Center for Victim Support provides services to adult victims of trauma and violence including domestic violence, rape, and sexual assault. Services include crisis counseling, advocacy, therapy, support groups, and information (referrals)." Phone: 212-939-4613 Address: 506 Lenox Ave New York, NY 10037
* [https://www.cvtcnyc.org/ CVTC]: They provide crisis counseling and support at hospitals, as well as services available by appointment. "CVTC can help in a crisis. Our state-certified volunteer rape crisis and domestic violence advocates are available to help survivors of sexual assault and intimate partner violence who visit our three emergency departments during overnight hours and on weekends, and our specially trained sexual assault forensic examiners (SAFEs) are available 24 hours a day." For appointments, call (212) 523-4728.
 
 
* SBH Health System -- For Bronx residents only -- Clinical services, counseling, domestic violence intervention, continuing treatment for substance abuse, Latino immigrant services. Address: 2021 Grand Concourse, 8th Floor; 718-960-0215, or 718-960-0300 (Spanish)  
 
* SBH Health System -- For Bronx residents only -- Clinical services, counseling, domestic violence intervention, continuing treatment for substance abuse, Latino immigrant services. Address: 2021 Grand Concourse, 8th Floor; 718-960-0215, or 718-960-0300 (Spanish)  
 
* The Fifth Avenue Counseling Center -- "Our multidisciplinary team offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses." Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, HealthFirst. Address: 5 E 17th St, New York, NY. Phone:+1 212-989-2990
 
* The Fifth Avenue Counseling Center -- "Our multidisciplinary team offers individual, couples, family and group psychotherapy to patients with a wide variety of diagnoses." Accepts Medicaid, Medicare, HealthFirst. Address: 5 E 17th St, New York, NY. Phone:+1 212-989-2990
 
* Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) -- "Provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of intimate violence and abuse." Phone: 718-460-3800, Address: P.O. Box 541429 Flushing, NY 11354
 
* Korean American Family Service Center (KAFSC) -- "Provides programs and services designed to meet the needs of individuals, couples, and families affected by domestic violence, sexual assault, and other forms of intimate violence and abuse." Phone: 718-460-3800, Address: P.O. Box 541429 Flushing, NY 11354
* Maimonides Community & Mental Health Clinic -- Offers services to Orthodox Jewish, immigrant and other populations. Address: 920 48th Street, Brooklyn, 718-283-7978
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* Maimonides Community & Mental Health Clinic -- Offers services to Orthodox Jewish, immigrant and other populations. Address: 920 48th Street, Brooklyn, 718-283-7978 -
 
* National Eating Disorder Association -- Toll-free, confidential Helpline, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures, 1-800-931-2237
 
* National Eating Disorder Association -- Toll-free, confidential Helpline, Monday-Thursday from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm and Friday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST): Holiday Closures, 1-800-931-2237
* [https://avp.org/ New York Anti-Violence Project]: AVP offers a free bilingual (English/Spanish) crisis intervention hotline staffed 24/7. Call 212-714-1141 or report online. They also do advocacy and community work to end violence in the LGBTQ+ community.
 
  
 
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