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FLORIDA: National HIV Testing Day: Free Testing Offered at Three Marion Locations


The Hammill Post (Ocala, Fla.) (06.25.2013)

The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will commemorate National HIV Testing Day on Thursday, June 27, by offering free HIV tests at three Marion County locations: Florida Department of Health in Marion County, 1801 SE 32nd Ave., Ocala, 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.; Parkside Garden Apartments Community Center, 621 NW 2nd St., Ocala, 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m.; and Ramah Missionary Baptist Church, 10545 SE 58th Ave., Belleview, 10:00 a.m.–2:00 p.m. The Health Department and Parkside locations will provide the rapid HIV test, giving results in 15 minutes. Ramah Church will offer an oral HIV test that provides results in two weeks. The Florida Department of Health offers HIV testing on an ongoing basis from 8:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m., Mon.–Fri., at the Ocala facility. For more information, call the Health Department at (352) 629–0137, ext. 2061.


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