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National HIV Testing Day is June 27, 2013

      Download Poster here:       Natl HIV Testing Day 2013 poster.pdfIN RECOGNITION OF HIV TESTING DAY, THE NORTH GEORGIA HEALTH DISTRICT WILL PROVIDE FREE RAPID HIV TESTING AT THE WHITFIELD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT ON THURSDAY, JUNE 27 FROM 10 A.M. TO 2 P.M.

THE WHITFIELD COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT IS LOCATED AT 800 PROFESSIONAL BOULEVARD IN DALTON.

THE RAPID HIV TEST IS QUICK, CONFIDENTIAL AND REQUIRES ONLY A FINGERSTICK. TEST RESULTS WILL BE PROVIDED DURING THE SAME OFFICE VISIT. COUNSELING, FOLLOW-UP AND REFERRAL WILL BE PROVIDED, AS NEEDED.

THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION (CDC) RECOMMENDS THAT EVERYONE BETWEEN THE AGES OF 13 AND 64 BE TESTED FOR HIV AT LEAST ONCE IN THEIR LIFETIME, AND THOSE AT INCREASED RISK -- SUCH AS GAY AND BISEXUAL MEN, INJECTION DRUG USERS, OR PERSONS WITH MULTIPLE SEXUAL PARTNERS -- SHOULD BE TESTED AT LEAST ANNUALLY.

FOR MORE INFORMATION, CALL (706) 281-2370.