Public Invited to Receive Free HIV Testing at University of South Carolina
February 20, 2007
Free oral HIV tests will be available tomorrow at the University of South Carolina's Capstone Building on Barnwell Street from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The screening is part of the School of Medicine's American Medical Student Association AIDS Week of Action. At the event, which has a festive beach theme, volunteers will wear sarongs and Hawaiian shirts while passing out condom leis and leaflets. Musical entertainment will be provided. The Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services will hand out more than 1,000 male and female condoms as well as HIV pamphlets. Volunteers from the S.C. Campaign to End AIDS will be on hand to answer questions. For more information, visit www.c2ea.org/sc or telephone Karen Bates at 803-750-5259.
The State (Columbia)
02.20.07; Elizabeth A. Ruiz
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.