ALACHUA COUNTY, FL – The Alachua County Health Department will be observing National HIV Testing Day by providing HIV Testing in the Gainesville Community. CDC estimates that one out of five people living with HIV in the U.S. are unaware of their HIV status. National HIV Testing Day gives the citizens of Alachua County an opportunity to know their HIV status, and take control of their health.
In support of this important public health initiative, the Alachua County Health Department will be providing free and confidential HIV counseling and testing at the following locations through the Mobile Outreach Clinic:
Phoenix Neighborhood- 9 a.m. to 12 noon
3124 SW 26th Terr
Majestic Oaks – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
5800 SW 20th Ave.
Village Green - 9 a.m. to 12 noon
3101 NE 15th Street
Holly Heights - 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
SW 8th Ave. and Tower Rd.
Pine Ridge – 9 a.m. to 12 noon
NW 23rd Terr.
Linton Oaks Daycare – 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
6410 SW 8th Ave
Alachua County Jail – 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
For visitors and the general public
The free test utilizes the OraQuick Advance finger stick test and citizens will only have to wait 20 minutes for their HIV results.
For general media inquiries, please contact Bobby Davis at (352) 334-7964. For more information, visit http://www.alachuacountyhealth.com/
The goal of the Alachua County Health Department is to promote, protect, maintain and improve the health and safety of all citizens and visitors.