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Texas: Newest AIDS Healthcare Foundation Wellness Center Opens in Dallas

June 24, 2013

AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the largest nonprofit AIDS healthcare provider in the United States, opened a wellness center on June 20, in Dallas, Texas. The facility will provide free confidential screenings for STDs, including HIV testing. According to the 2011 report from the Texas Department of State Health's HIV and STD Program, Dallas had the second-highest rate of new STD cases after Houston, with 10,989 chlamydia cases, 3,546 new gonorrhea cases, and 1,021 new syphilis cases. The new facility is located inside AHF's Dallas Healthcare Center site in the Medical City Hospital complex. Hours of operation are Mondays 3:00-7:00 p.m. and Thursdays 3:00-6:00 p.m. Walk-ins are welcome. To contact the center, call (972) 383-1066.

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Wall Street Journal

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This article was provided by CDC National Prevention Information Network. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update.
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