Today Is National HIV Testing Day


Posted on: June 26th, 2016 by [email protected] No Comments

State health officials are urging Hoosiers to learn their HIV status as part of National HIV Testing Day on June 27. In 2015, 543 Indiana residents were newly diagnosed with HIV, while 78 were diagnosed with AIDS. Nearly a fourth of those newly diagnosed individuals were women. A total of 11,704 Indiana residents were living with HIV or AIDS at the end of 2015. HIV can be detected through testing of oral fluids and blood. Health care providers, local health departments and other entities can provide testing. To find a testing site near you as part of National HIV Testing Day, visit https://www.aids.gov/locator/ and enter your ZIP code.

 



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