February 7th is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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Today is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). Observed yearly on February 7, this is a HIV testing and treatment community mobilization initiative for Blacks in the United States and across the African Diaspora. The day has a four-pronged focus for improved health regarding HIV–Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Involved, and Get Treated. To get involved today, there’s a Twitter town hall addressing stopping HIV/AIDS in the Black community at 12 noon Eastern Time. Use hashtags #NBHAADchat and #NBHAAD.

To learn more about National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day and what various national spokespersons such as Rae Lewis Thornton, Reverend Al Sharpton, Sheryl Lee Ralph and former Miss America Caressa Cameron-Jackson have to say about fighting this 100 percent preventable disease, then click [HERE].

To find a local HIV Testing site, click [HERE] and enter your zip code.

Also to learn about an Indianapolis event you can attend at Ivy Tech, click [HERE].

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