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National HIV Testing Day is June 27

National HIV Testing Day is June 27”

MDHHS is recognizing National HIV Testing Day through a series of events and observations conducted by community partners throughout the state. Everyone who gets tested, gets an opportunity to enter a gift card drawing. The Center for Disease Control recommends everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested at least once.

"People knowing their HIV status gives them powerful information to help them make decisions to either prevent getting HIV infected or to help prevent them getting HIV", Thorson said.

As part of National HIV Testing Day on Thursday June 27, Walgreens and Greater Than AIDS is partnering with community organizations across the Chicago area to provide free, confidential HIV testing in more than 20 Walgreens pharmacies. Undiagnosed infections can cause the infections to spread, as one in seven people living with it are unaware they have it.

The Indianapolis Urban League will have a mobile unit traveling for HIV Testing Pop-Up's throughout Marion County on Thursday, as well.

Free condoms, games and prizes will be available to everyone.

Resources exist around MI to provide free or reduced cost HIV testing and treatment. The Public Health Nursing Division will be hosting the clinic from 8:30 11:30 a.m. and 1:30 3:30 p.m. for residents 14-years-old or older. Medicines to treat HIV can help keep people with HIV healthy for many years, and greatly reduce the chance of transmitting HIV.

Testing at the LGBTQ+ Cultural Center on the Indiana University Bloomington campus from 10 2 705 East 7th Street. Additional sexually transmitted infection testing for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and trichomoniasis will also be available, as well as education about HIV and other STIs.

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