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DOH Observing National HIV Testing Day With Series of Events

The Department of Health STD/HIV/TB Program will hold a series of events beginning Wednesday, June 23, to commemorate National HIV Testing Day, according to a press release from the V.I. Department of Health.

National HIV Testing Day is celebrated June 27 annually, but the STD/HIV/TB Program will hold free testing through July 3 to encourage residents to take the test. This year’s theme is “Take the Test, Take Control.”
“While June 27 is observed annually as National HIV testing day, every day is HIV testing day,” Health Commissioner Julia Sheen said. “We encourage residents to live up to this year’s theme, and take the test and take control of their lives.”
Residents can know their status within minutes of taking the Rapid HIV Test that will be administered, according to Sheen.
Free testing will be held through July 3 at various times at these locations:
National HIV Testing Day Activities
Date of Event St. Thomas St. Croix St. John Time
Wednesday, June 23
STT Seaborne Terminal
STX Seaborne Terminal
9a.m.–3 p.m.
Thursday, June 24
The Market Place – Cruz Bay
9a.m.–3 p.m.
Friday, June 25
Club 75
Players Club Central
Saturday June 26
Philadelphia Seventh-day Adventist Church
Central Seventh-day Adventist Church @ Sion Farm Ball Park
Monday, June 28
Clinic HIV only Screening
Clinic HIV only screening
9a.m.–3 p.m
Saturday, July 3
Seventh-day Adventist Church Health Fair
9a.m.–3 p.m
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