National HIV Testing Day

various polaroid photos of people - National HIV Testing Day - June 27

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day. See testing events below or click the link to find a testing location near you.

Day Date Location Hours Awareness Day Details
Monday 6/22 Palmetto Community Care 9am - 3pm Prep Intake or Follow-Up Any client that comes in for a PrEP intake appointment to begin
program or their follow-up appointment will receive a $10 gift card
Monday 6/22 Truesdale Medical Center 9am - 3pm Prep Intake or Follow-Up Any client that comes in for a PrEP intake appointment to begin the
program or their follow-up appointment will receive a $10 gift card
Tuesday 6/23 Palmetto Community Care 9am - 3pm Latinx Any client of Hispanic or Latinx ethnicity who comes in for testing
will receive a $10 gift card.
Wednesday 6/24 Palmetto Community Care 9am - 3pm Transgender Any client that is transgender who comes in for testing will receive
a $10 gift card.
Thursday 6/25 Palmetto Community Care 9am - 3pm AAMSM Any client who is an African American man who sleeps with men who comes
in for testing will receive a $10 gift card.
Friday 6/26 Palmetto Community Care 9am - 3pm Queer Any client who is queer (lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, etc) who comes
in for testing will receive a $10 gift card.
Saturday 6/27 Palmetto Community Care 10am - 2pm Anyone Any client that comes in for testing will receive a $10 gift card.

Click on the button above to find a Testing Location.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 1.1 million people in the United States have HIV, and 1 in 7 of them don’t know they have it. It is important for people to get tested and know their diagnosis so that those who have HIV can get treatment as soon as possible.

As of December 31, 2017, there are nearly 20,000 South Carolina residents living with diagnosed HIV infection (including AIDS). Between 2016 and 2017, 1,500 people were newly diagnosed with HIV/AIDS in SC. Of those newly diagnosed, 66 percent were African American, 22 percent were white, and 8 percent were Hispanic.
 

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