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National HIV Testing Day, June 27, 2024

Level up your self-love: check your status

For this year's National HIV Testing Day, think about your exposure to HIV. Although the rate of HIV has been going down for many groups of people, it is still impacting people of color at much too high rate. Getting tested can open up a conversation to help prevent getting infected or getting connected to care if the test is reactive. According to the Office of Minority Health:

Although Black/African Americans represent almost 13 percent of the U.S. population, they account for 42.1 percent of HIV infection cases in 2019.

In 2020, African Americans were 7.8 times more likely to be diagnosed w...

 

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