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National HIV Testing Day

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About the Day
The Facts
Take Action

About the Day

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. The National Association of People with AIDS is the lead for this day.

The Facts

An estimated 250,000 people in the United States have HIV and are not aware of it. National HIV Testing Day is an opportunity for people nationwide to learn their HIV status, and to gain knowledge to take control of their health and their lives.


A Message on HIV Testing from Mrs. Laura Bush, First Lady of the United States

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  • Websites
    • www.AIDS.gov is the gateway to all Federal domestic information on HIV/AIDS prevention, testing, treatment, research, policies and resources.
    • www.napwa.org Exist Disclaimer - information and resources for National HIV Testing Day and beyond.
    • www.hivtest.org - To find an HIV testing location near you.
  • Mobile Resources
    Send a text message with your zip code to KNOWIT (566948) to find an HIV testing center near you.

Take Action

There are many ways you can take action in the fight against HIV/AIDS:

  • get tested for HIV
  • practice safe methods to prevent HIV
  • decide not to engage in high risk behaviors
  • talk about HIV prevention with family, friends, and colleagues
  • provide support to people living with HIV/AIDS
  • get involved with or host an event for National HIV Testing Day in your community