Saturday, 23 February, 2019

Iowans Encouraged to Save Their Own Lives on National HIV Testing Day

Iowans Encouraged to Save Their Own Lives on National HIV Testing Day Iowans Encouraged to Save Their Own Lives on National HIV Testing Day
Melissa Porter | 28 June, 2018, 20:30

Kansas City Community College in KCK are also offering free testing from 10:30 5 p.m.

Fifty-eight people in the Interior Health Authority region have taken part in a medical initiative Health Minister Adrian Dix called an extraordinary success that may someday have impact on many diseases. "We want to educate them, we want to have them tested".

The report goes on to say that men who have sex with men, gay men and people from countries where there is an HIV epidemic are at a higher risk.

An HIV test could save lives - plus, it's quick, easy, and relatively painless.

The free coverage will now become part of the B.C. Centre for Excellence in HIV AIDS resources, a program that group believes will see the number of new HIV cases in the province reduce by 83 per cent by 2026. With the support of primary care providers, testing counselors, pharmacists, peer educators, or others involved with HIV testing, individuals can then select which prevention tool (s) are right for them to use to remain HIV-negative, as well as discuss whether or when they should be tested next.

"Despite this progress, in 2016, almost 40,000 people were diagnosed with HIV in the United States", Trump said. It's important to know whether or not you have it. It's estimated that one in seven people do not know they have HIV. Fort Lauderdale also made the list of top 10 US cities for the rate of new HIV diagnoses. Only a small sample of blood is needed to determine whether the antibodies produced in response to an HIV infection are present in the person's bloodstream.

These days, getting tested early for HIV means you can "start getting treated early", taking good care of your own health while also preventing passing it on to someone else, Kose said. Find a list of places to get free or low-priced HIV testing in Wisconsin. 'We do have a rise especially in our younger population.

"Today, make getting tested and knowing your HIV status a priority", said State Surgeon General and Secretary Dr.

"We're trying to get the word out", says Laura Fredrickson, HIV and AIDS Coordinator at the Marquette County Health Department.

Chamberlin said the agency hopes to know in the near future if funding will be made available to offer the testing in 2019.