WHO: Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach County (CAP)WHAT: In recognition of National HIV Testing Day CAP will be conducting FREE HIV tests and will be giving out $5 gift cards to all individuals who get tested as well as distributing educational information and give-a-ways in three Palm Beach County locations on three separate dates.


WHERE:
Friday June 25, 2010
3pm - 6pm
El Sol
106 Military Trail Jupiter Fl, 33458

Saturday June 26, 2010
10am - 2pm
Marie Louise Cancer Foundation
212 SE 23rd Ave, Boynton Beach, Fl 33437

Sunday June 27, 2010
3pm - 6pm
Boys & Girls Club, Bill Bailey Gymnasium
350 SW 10th Street, Belle Glade, FL 33430
(Corner of Martin Luther King Blvd. and SW 10th Street)
Community Partners: Boys & Girls Club of Palm Beach County, Inc.

WHY: 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. According to Florida Department of Health, Bureau of HIV/AIDS, 7,558 people were living with HIV/AIDS in Palm Beach County as of April 30, 2009.
Palm Beach County is ranked third in the state of Florida for HIV/AIDS cases.

The Comprehensive AIDS Program of Palm Beach County provides and promotes education, advocacy, and compassion to individuals and families infected and affected by HIV and AIDS in Palm Beach County.

HOW MUCH: FREE

GENERAL INFO:
Please call Daniel Hamm at CAP for more information at 561-472-2466 or visit www.cappbc.org

 

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