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Red Ribbon for AIDS

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Show Support to Those Living with HIV, Get A Free T-Shirt, GET TESTED

North GA – As WORLD AIDS DAY approaches this year, you have a great opportunity to show How You Rock the Ribbon!

The North Georgia Health District HIV Program invites you to participate right now in their live Rock the Ribbon Virtual Event where you can safely download the QR code below and complete a survey. You will then receive a FREE Rock the Ribbon T-Shirt so you can show your support for those living with HIV leading up to World AIDS Day, December 1st.

FREE HIV testing will be offered on World AIDS Day at all public health departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield counties and at The Living Bridge Center locations in Dalton and Canton.

Meanwhile, show How You Rock the Ribbon during our Rock the Ribbon Virtual Event. Get started by scanning the QR Code or click https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/DGPGGT7. Get your free event t-shirt. Get tested. Remember those who have lost their lives to HIV, do your part to reduce stigma, learn more about HIV prevention strategies, walk or run a 5K, plant a tree, make a donation, and share your plans and pictures on social media at #TLBCWAD2021 or #TLBCRockTheRibbon. Share our event social media post on FacebookInstagram and Twitter.

WAD Survey QR CodeGo here on our website for more information at https://www.nghd.org/tlbc-about-us.

To order a free HIV self-test kit, go to https://www.gacapus.com and click on the red triangle.

Let’s Rock the Ribbon!

 

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Public Health departments, offices and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens & Whitfield counties are CLOSED today for the State Holiday. But MAKO Medical COVID-19 Testing is available! Get info at bit.ly/FREECoVTestingInNorthGA

RESCHEDULED CLINIC

Rescheduled Woodstock Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic webWoodstock, GA – The public health DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC that was scheduled earlier in Woodstock but postponed due to weather is now rescheduled for Tuesday, October 19th from 9 AM to 2 PM. The drive-thru clinic location will now be at the Cherokee County Health Department Woodstock Health Center at 7545 North Main Street, Woodstock, GA 30188. The shot is no-cost if covered by one of several health plans. If paying out of pocket, the cost is still relatively low at $25 for regular flu vaccine and $65 for high dose flu vaccine for people aged 65 and older. Both vaccines guard against 4 different strains of flu. Cash, checks, credit cards, Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Coventry, Humana, Ambetter and United Healthcare Insurance will be accepted. Call (770) 928-0133 or (770) 345-7371.

RESCHEDULED CLINIC

Rescheduled Dalton Drive Thru Flu Shot Clinic webDalton, GA – The public health DRIVE-THRU FLU SHOT CLINIC that was scheduled earlier in Dalton but postponed due to weather is now rescheduled for Wednesday, October 13th from 8 AM to 2 PM. The drive-thru clinic location will now be at the Whitfield County Health Department at 800 Professional Boulevard, Dalton, GA 30720. The shot is no-cost if covered by one of several health plans. If paying out of pocket, the cost is still relatively low at $25 for regular flu vaccine and $65 for high dose flu vaccine for people aged 65 and older. Both vaccines guard against 4 different strains of flu. Cash, checks, Medicare, Medicaid, Aetna, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Cigna, Coventry, Humana, and United Healthcare Insurance will be accepted. Call (706) 279-7900 for more information.