Free HIV tests available by appointment

IU Health Positive Link, a program through Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital, is offering free walk-in appointments for confidential and rapid HIV testing on Monday in Columbus.

Appointments are open at the Doug Otto United Way Center, 1531 13th St., from 2 to 4 p.m.

Testing consists of an oral swab which produces results in 20 minutes.

The program is funded in part by the Indiana State Department of Health.