Tomorrow (June 27) is National HIV Testing Day – and a critical part of AIDS Education Month here in Philadelphia. In our city alone, as many as 30,000 people are living with HIV and one in five don’t even know they’re infected.
But thanks to the awareness campaign – first begun by the National Association of People with AIDS (NAPWA) in 1995 – the day will feature free local HIV testing at Philadelphia FIGHT (1233 Locust Street) from 5:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m., and at various AIDS partner organizations throughout the city.
All those who receive an HIV test at Philadelphia FIGHT or its partner organizations will be entered for a chance to win several prizes, including a flat-screen TV, Apple iPod or digital camera.
For a comprehensive list of testing sites, times and locations available year-round, click here or call 215-985-4448.