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CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update

NEW YORK: HIV/AIDS Event to Offer Free Testing




 

Newsday (Melville) (02.06.12) - Monday, February 06, 2012

The Village of Hempstead and the Long Island Association for AIDS Care Inc. will commemorate National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Tuesday with an outreach event from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Kennedy Memorial Park, 335 Greenwich St. Free HIV and hepatitis C testing will be offered, along with educational materials and entertainment. Scheduled speakers include Mayor Wayne J. Hall Sr. For more information, telephone LIAAC at 516-489-3400 ext. 286 or 877-TO-LIAAC.



 


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