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Illinois: Free HIV/AIDS Testing

February 1, 2011

In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day on Feb. 7, the Lake County Health Department will offer free HIV testing from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at three locations: in Waukegan, at the Belvidere Medical Building, 2400 Belvidere Rd., and at the Grand Avenue Health Center, 3010 Grand Ave.; and in North Chicago, at the North Chicago Health Center, 2215 14th St. According to the department, blacks represent about 8 percent of the county's population but almost 43 percent of its HIV/AIDS cases. For more information, telephone 847-377-8450 or visit

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