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TEXAS: Brazos County Health Department Offering Free Rapid HIV Tests




 

KBTX.com (Texas) (01.06.2014)

KBTX.com reported recently that the Brazos County Health Department now offers free rapid HIV testing, with results available the same day. Clients do not need to schedule an appointment but must present photo identification. The testing hours are every Tuesday from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. and from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m., and every Thursday from 8:30 to 11:00 a.m. CDC encourages healthcare providers to test individuals between 13 and 64 years of age at least once as part of routine healthcare. One in six HIV-infected Americans does not know they are infected.



 


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