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Free HIV Testing in Observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Date: February 5, 2018 - February 9, 2018
Event Description Aurora, Illinois- In observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, February 7th, 2018, Open Door Health Center of Illinois is offering FREE HIV testing via an appointment between February 5th and February 9th at 157 S. Lincoln Avenue, IL 60505. Open Door encourages everyone to take control of their health and get tested. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), an estimated 1.1 million people in the United States were living with HIV at the end of 2015. Unfortunately, the African American population is disproportionately affected by HIV. In the United States alone in 2016, there were 10, 223 new HIV diagnoses among black men who have sexual contact with other men, and 4,189 new HIV diagnoses among black women who have sexual contact with men. Also, in 2015, African Americans accounted for 45% of HIV diagnoses, even though they only comprised 12% of the U.S. population. Locally, in the seven collar counties of Chicago, there were sixteen new cases of HIV among African Americans in 2017. Open Door Health Center offers testing for those that are twelve years or older and recommends testing for • Men who have unprotected sex with other men • Anyone who injects drugs and shares needles • Anyone who has unprotected sex with an injection drug user • Anyone who has a sexually transmitted disease • Anyone who exchanges sex for money or drugs Please contact Marcos Bostho at 847-695-1093 ext. 224 to make an appointment to get your FREE HIV test.


Event Location 157 S. Lincoln Avenue Aurora, IL 60505
Date/Time Information February 5th-February 9th by appointment
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Marcos Bostho 847-695-1093 ext. 224
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