Monday, June 27, 2011
According to the Department of Health, "in 2009, there were 755 new cases of HIV/AIDS and 16,721 persons are living with HIV/AIDS in the District of Columbia or 3.2% of all District residents." African Americans make up a disproportionate number of people living with HIV/AIDS.
KNOW YOUR STATUS - get tested at one of the testing sites below for free.
USE PROTECTION - while condoms aren't 100% protection against HIV/AIDS, STDS or pregnancy, there are way too many of you going raw dog (without any protection). Strap up and protect yourselves.
National Council of Negro Women /
American Healthcare Foundation (AHF) Blair Underwood Clinic
Free HIV testing; Live radio broadcast, entertainment, and music
633 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Call (202) 383-9192 for more information.
Family and Medical Counseling / Bread for the City
Free HIV testing
1640 Good Hope Rd., SE
Call (202) 889-7900 for more information
Damien Ministries / Transgender Health Empowerment
Free HIV Testing
2200 Rhode Island Ave, NE
10 am – 4 pm
The Women’s Collective / United Medical Center
Female condom education, distribution, and Free HIV Testing All Day starting at 9:30 am
at United Medical Center: 1310 Southern Avenue, SE
Free HIV Testing; Max Robinson Center; 2301 Martin Luther King, Jr., Ave.
9 am – 4 pm
Free HIV Testing; Elizabeth Taylor Medical Center; 1701 14th St, NW
9 am – 6 pm