CDC HIV/AIDS/Viral Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News UpdateMONTANA: National HIV Testing Day Set For Thursday in Billings
By Cindy Uken
June 24, 2013
Billings Gazette (06.22.2013)
RiverStone Health, Yellowstone County, Mont.’s public health agency, is partnering with the Yellowstone AIDS Project to provide free HIV testing on June 27 at two Billings locations. Testing will be available at South Park, located at Sixth Avenue South and South 30th Street, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.; and at North Park, located at 1950 Eight Avenue, from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Approximately 65 percent of adults ages 18–64 have never been tested for HIV; public health officials recommend testing as a part of routine medical care. Montana currently has more than 540 HIV-infected residents, with 9 of them having been diagnosed since January of this year.