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21 Aug

Omni News: PharmacyBC begins pilot to offer HIV tests to customers (Video)

August 21st, 2014

Pharmacists at two Vancouver Medicine Shoppe pharmacies, located at 2030 Kingsway Ave. and 6180 Fraser St., is now offering customers a rapid HIV test. Customers will know their test results on the spot in less than five minutes. During a year-long pilot, pharmacists trained by HIV nurses from VCH and PHC will offer customers an optional HIV test for free. Each pharmacy is located next to a Pacific Medical Walk-in Clinic where doctors will provide support to patients and link them to care and treatment, if required.

See the coverage here (Starts at 2:03 mark in video).

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