Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – Find Free Testing

By Rachel Walden |

Today is the 11th annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, intended to promote testing, treatment and action in Black communities. As part of the day, many places throughout the United States offer free HIV testing, education and other community events; a state-by-state directory at http://www.blackaidsday.org/ for finding events and test sites near you.

Related resources:

  • 2011 State of AIDS in Black America report, Deciding Moment – released today by the Black AIDS Institute
  • Increasing HIV/AIDS Awareness among Blacks/African Americans – from the CDC; there are links to statistics at the bottom of the page
  • HIV/AIDS Basics – from AIDS.gov

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