2nd Floor, room 226 (inside the Wellness Promotion Center)
11:00 am - 01:00 pm
The Health and Physical Education Department in collaboration with The Wellness Promotion Center, and Trillium Health is pleased to offer Free HIV Testing for Black HIV/Awareness Month!
Free HIV & STI Testing is available from 11am -1pm, Wed, Feb 28th
Location: 2nd Floor, room 226 (inside the Wellness Promotion Center)
Did you know:
- African Americans are the racial/ethnic group most affected by HIV in the United States.
- Gay and bisexual men account for a majority of new HIV diagnoses among African Americans.
- There are promising signs of progress, especially among women and those who inject drugs.
- Blacks/African Americans and account for a higher proportion of new HIV diagnoses, those living with HIV, and those ever diagnosed with AIDS, compared to other races/ethnicities. In 2015, African Americans accounted for 45% of HIV diagnoses, though they comprise 12% of the US population. (cdc.gov)
SPONSOR: Health & Physical Education, The Downtown Campus Wellness Center & Trillium Health
CONTACT: Melany J. Silas x6128 or Ambika Howell 6302