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

NEW YORK: Free HIV Testing and Free Emergency Contraception




 

News Channel 34 (Binghamton, N.Y.) (06.24.2013) Aids Weekly Plus

Family Planning of South Central New York will observe National HIV Testing Day by offering free and confidential rapid HIV testing and counseling on June 27 from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at health centers located at 117 Hawley Street, Binghamton; The Eaton Center, Suite 208, 26 Conkey Avenue, Norwich; 37 Dietz Street, Oneonta; and 37 Pleasant Street, Sidney. Family Planning CEO Debra Marcus stated as many as one in three individuals infected with HIV are unaware and “learning your HIV status is critical to protecting your own health as well as that of others.” For further information, visit wwwfpscny.org or call (607) 723–8306.



 


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