Free Youth HIV Testing at Capital Square Today

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RICHMOND, VA – On Thursday, July 25, the first public HIV Testing of youth will be held at Capitol Square from 11:45 a.m. to 1 p.m. and in Carytown by Can Can Restaruant from 12:15 to 1 p.m.

Using the recently approved oral swab home test kits, TeenAIDS and Dr. John Chittick will test consenting older teens 17 and up. A younger teen can be tested if a parent is there to sign permission.

Live testing, while controversial,
helps break the stigma surrounding AIDS among youth especially, and helps get
more people tested.

Copyright 2013 by Young Broadcasting of Richmond

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