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PENNSYLVANIA: Thursday Is National HIV Testing Day


Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (06.24.2013) Aids Weekly Plus

Thursday, June 27, is National HIV Testing Day, which encourages people of all ages to "Take the test, take control." Local Pennsylvania events offering free HIV testing are the following: Thursday, June 27: Diverse Banquet Hall, 7202 Kelly Street, Homewood, noon to 4:00 p.m.—HIV testing (20-minute results), with food, educational materials, entertainment, and free gifts; Uncommon Grounds, 380 Franklin Avenue, Aliquippa, noon to 7:00 p.m.—HIV testing, music, and food; Friday, June 28: Community Health Fair, corner of Penn Avenue and Whitfield Street outside East Liberty Presbyterian Church, Pittsburgh, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.—Free testing, including HIV, cholesterol, blood pressure, and diabetes; Saturday, June 29: Central Outreach Health Fair, AUBA Plaza, 2700 Centre Avenue, Hill District, Pittsburgh, noon to 4:00 p.m.—Free testing, including HIV, cholesterol, blood pressure, diabetes; Zion Baptist Church, 1300 Locust Street, McKeesport, noon to 3:00 p.m.—HIV testing and book signing with Lou Anne Coward, author of "Unexpected Events." For information about testing offered by the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force, visit To find HIV testing sites by ZIP code, visit


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