Self-Testing RFI Themes
In May 2020, CDC issued guidance to programs experiencing disruption in HIV testing and PrEP clinical services as a result of COVID-19. As part of this guidance, CDC encourages programs to use self-testing via a home specimen self-collection kit or an oral swab-based test whenever lab visits are unfeasible.
In June 2020, NASTAD surveyed its members to learn more about how health departments are providing access to at-home HIV, HCV, STI, and PrEP self-testing services. Thirty-eight health departments responded to the RFI.