Now you can order a free HIV self-test!

PARN – Your Community AIDS Resource Network is piloting GetaKit, an HIV self-test delivery program. GetaKit by PARN is designed to make HIV self-testing available in Four Counties (Haliburton, Northumberland, Peterborouh, City of Kawartha Lakes) for residents 16 years or older, who identity as gay, bisexual, and men who have sex with men. 

GetaKit first launched in Ottawa July 20, 2020 to study the feasibility of a mail-out HIV self-testing program, and is co-led by the University of Ottawa and the Ontario HIV Treatment Network (OHTN), with support from Ottawa Public Health, MAX Ottawa, AIDS Committee of Ottawa. 


What’s involved?

Step 1

Register online

Step 2

Order your HIV test

Step 3

Do it at home

Step 4

Get your result