• 615-256-3882
  • women@educatingwomen.org

Tag Archive National HIV Testing Day

National HIV Testing Day is June 27, let W.O.M.E.N. Help you KNOW YOUR STATUS!

This year not only marks the 19th year of the inception of W.O.M.E.N., but also the 19th anniversary of National HIV Testing Day, the perfect time to take advantage of TWO tools in HIV prevention. This Thursday, June 27, 2013, Women On Maintaining Education and Nutrition will be conducting FREE and CONFIDENTIAL HIV Testing from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. In addition to testing, we will provide integral information, resources, and one on one counseling to inform and educate those who are interested as well as complimentary refreshments for all participants!

Today, it is estimated that every 9.5 minutes, someone in the United States is infected with HIV. According to aids.gov, over 1 million people in the United States are infected with HIV while an astonishing 1 in 5 people living with HIV are unaware of their infection. Don’t let yourself become a statistic and take advantage of what is being offered to you right in your very backyard. Take control of your life and know your status, all it takes is 20 minutes and a quick, painless swab of your mouth.

Can’t make it to W.O.M.E.N. on the 27th? NO PROBLEM! We offer free AND confidential HIV testing and counseling Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 p.m. We take appointments and walk-ins, there are NO EXCUSES!

National HIV Testing Day 2012

 

Wednesday, June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, entities across the U.S. will be offering free and confidential HIV testing as well as prevention,education,counseling services. On this day, everyone is encouraged to Take the Test, Take Control.

Currently, there are more than 1.2 million people living with HIV in the U.S. and an estimated one in five are infected and do not know it.  Getting tested and knowing your status is a critical first step to saving a life and getting treatment. HIV testing and treatment saves lives and helps reduce the spread of HIV.

On this day, National HIV Testing Day, decide to take control and responsibility of your health, Get Tested

 

Launched in 1995, National HIV Testing Day was developed in response to the growing number of HIV infections in communities of color and other heavily impacted communities. National HIV Testing Day was organized by the National Association of People With AIDS (NAPWA) and partners with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS.gov and other entities across the country.

To find a testing site near you or for more information on NAPWA and National HIV Testing Day, visit http://hivtest.cdc.gov.

 

 

  • RSS
  • Facebook
  • Google+
  • LinkedIn
  • Twitter
  • YouTube