Augusta University offers free HIV testing

The Ryan White Program provides free, rapid HIV testing.

Media advisory for June 27

EVENT: June 27 is National HIV Testing Day and, in an effort to shed more light on this disease, Augusta University will host free, rapid HIV testing.

BACKGROUND: An estimated 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV and Georgia ranks among the highest in the nation for people being diagnosed with the virus, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

WHEN: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. June 27

WHERE: Walgreens at 3228 Wrightsboro Rd. in Augusta.

OPPORTUNITIES: Video, photos and interview opportunities available. If you are interested in covering this event, please call Danielle Harris at 706-564-9282 to confirm your attendance.

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Danielle Harris is Senior Media Relations Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact her to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706-721-7511 or deharris1@augusta.edu.

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