Wednesday, December 4, 2013

WORLD AIDS DAY Commemoration/Testing

The Salt Lake County Viridian Event Center
will display local panels from the
NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt,
courtesy of the
Utah AIDS Foundation and the Northern Utah AIDS Coalition
.

County library branches will feature World AIDS Day commemoration displays until Dec. 7.

The rate of HIV infection has been increasing nationally and in Utah. Nearly 2,000 Salt Lake County residents are living with HIV, according to a county statement. Find more informationabout HIV and AIDS in the U.S. here.

Walk-in HIV testing is available at these locations:
• Salt Lake County Health Department Clinic, 610 South 200 East, Salt Lake City, 385-468-4242Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., $25. Other STD testing is also available.
Utah AIDS Foundation, 1408 South 1100 East, 801-487-2323, Mondays and Thursdays, 5 p.m. to 7p.m., free. Other STD testing is also available.
• Utah Pride Center, 255 East 400 South, 801-539-8800, first and third Wednesdays of the month,
5 p.m. to 7 p.m., free.

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