Satellite Broadcast: National HIV Testing Day and Prevention for People Living with HIV/AIDS
The Satellite Broadcast first announced on May 17, will be extended an additional 30 minutes from its original 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm time slot. This additional 30-minutes, from 3:00-3:30 pm, will provide an opportunity for an overview of a possible funding opportunity for HIV prevention projects targeting young men of color who have sex with men (YMSM of color).
The broadcast will focus on progress and success, as well as lessons learned from these important new programs. Viewers will hear from CDC experts and spokespersons from HIV/AIDS prevention programs throughout the country. Viewers are invited to fax and call in questions and comments before and during the broadcast.
Please share this notice as soon as possible with your colleagues and partners. Encourage them to begin setting up viewing sites and promoting attendance now!
At the completion of the broadcast, participants will be able to:
This broadcast is intended for organizations and individuals currently conducting HIV prevention programs. The audience includes health departments, HIV Prevention Community Planning Groups, national and regional minority organizations, community-based organizations, universities and healthcare providers, and national and local faith-based institutions and organizations.
Organizations are asked to set up their own viewing sites as soon as possible. You will need to identify and reserve before the day of the broadcast a viewing site that has a steerable antenna that receives either C- or KU-band satellites. Possible sites include health departments, schools, hospitals, community colleges, universities, county extension offices, and local American Red Cross chapters. For technical assistance the day of the broadcast, call 1-678-421-6815.
Questions may be phoned or sent in during the broadcast via either e-mail or fax machine. Fax or computer should be placed near the viewing room to allow questions to be submitted directly.
To register for the broadcast or to receive other general information and updates, please go to the CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) satellite broadcast web site address at http://www.cdcnpin.org/broadcast. You may also register by phone by calling NPIN direct at 1-800-458-5231.
A phone, fax, or computer should be placed near the viewing room to allow questions to be submitted during the broadcast. During the broadcast, send your questions via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax: 1-678-421-6631. The phone number to call with questions will be shown during the broadcast.
Signal test time will be 12:30 pm - 12:59 EST.
If you have not yet registered for the broadcast, please go to CDC's National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) satellite broadcast website or register by phone by calling NPIN directly at 1-800-458-5231.
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