Free HIV testing on world AIDS day

Central Virginia HealthThe Lynchburg Health Department invites the public to receive a free HIV test on December 1st, in honor of World AIDS Day. Tests can be obtained during walk-in clinic hours, 8:15-10:30AM and 1:00-3:30PM, with no appointment necessary. HIV test results are delivered quickly, within 15 minutes. Other free STD tests may be obtained upon request. The CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested at least once, as part of routine care. One out of every eight HIV-infected US residents is unaware of his or her HIV status. The Lynchburg Health Department is located at 307 Alleghany Avenue. The office can be found in the lower level of The Plaza shopping center, in the old StarTek building. By GPS, the facility is best found using the address 801 Lakeside Drive.

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