Texas: Free HIV Tests Offered by Houston's Latino HIV Task Force
October 11, 2005
On Oct. 15, Houston's Latino HIV Task Force will offer free HIV testing as part of the third annual National Latino AIDS Awareness Day. Comprising 19 health agencies and community organizations, the task force was created in 2002 by the Houston Department of Health and Human Services to increase HIV/AIDS and STD awareness among city and Harris County Hispanics. From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., free screening will be available at Almeda Mall, 12200 Gulf Freeway; Northwest Mall, 9930 Hempstead Highway (610 Loop and US 290); Community Family Center, 7514 Ave. E; and Club Carnaval, 8150 Southwest Freeway. For more information, telephone 713-794-2908.
This article was provided by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. It is a part of the publication CDC HIV/Hepatitis/STD/TB Prevention News Update. Visit the CDC's website to find out more about their activities, publications and services.