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Come to our Summer Safety, Health Education & Screening Event!

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Dalton, GA - Join the North Georgia Health District for FREE HIV Rapid Testing from The Living Bridge Center at our Summer Safety, Health Education, and Screening Event! It's all happening at the Mack Gaston Community Center in Dalton on National HIV Testing Day, Thursday, June 27th, from 9 AM to 1 PM. 

Many of our public health programs will be there to provide health information and services. These programs include: 

The Mack Gaston Community Center is located at 218 Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721. For more information, call The Living Bridge Center in Dalton at (706) 281-2360.

About National HIV Day: June 27th is National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). First observed in 1995, this is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.The theme for 2024, "Level up your self-love: check your status", emphasizes valuing yourself, showing yourself compassion and respect, and honoring your health needs with self-love. Knowing your HIV status helps you choose options to stay healthy. Anyone receiving a negative test result can access HIV prevention tools such as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP), condoms, and other sexual health services, including vaccines and testing for sexually transmitted infections. People who receive a positive test result can immediately begin HIV treatment to stay healthy. All these services are available at The Living Bridge Center Ryan White HIV Clinics in the North Georgia Health District and at our Health Departments in CherokeeFanninGilmerMurrayPickens, and Whitfield counties. No matter how you test for HIV, no matter your test results, level up your self-love: check your status! Learn more about National HIV Testing Day from the CDC: