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The Navy Bloodborne Infection Management Center (NBIMC) is a Field Activity of the Navy and Marine Corps Force Health Protection Command (NMCFHPC). The NBIMC office is located on the campus of the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center at the Naval Support Activity in Bethesda, MD. NBIMC oversees the administration of the HIV program for the Department of the Navy (DoN), as directed by the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) for the  Bureau of Personnel (BUPERS). NBIMC provides support in developing policy for HIV, Hepatitis B, and Hepatitis C screening for the DoN, and also acts to provide oversight of the HIV Management System (HMS), a secure information system. To support the DoN Medical Readiness, NBIMC completes infectious disease testing and oversight, interprets testing data, assists with HIV Evaluation and Treatment Units/Patient Tracking, and facilitates official testing notifications.


Provide leadership, expertise, and support for force medical readiness in a distributed maritime operations and joint environment and policy development related to HIV, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C and other bloodborne pathogens.


Provide unparalleled force testing support and services to Department of the Navy military members and other eligible beneficiaries.


We will execute our mission using a one-team approach and foster a culture of:
  • Navy Excellence
  • Balanced Communications and Customer Support
  • Integrity, accountability, respect, inclusion, and diversity
  • Mission Focus
  • Commitment to continuous improvement and learning



​Service Offerings

  • Force Testing and Data Management
  • Disease Management
  • Administration and Support

Key Resources

  • DOD and Navy Instruction
  • Initial Positive Reporting and Notification
  • HIV Testing Guidance 
  • Contractor Testing and Reporting Algorithms

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