Archive for Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Health departments recognize AIDS Day

November 26, 2008

Area health departments are marking World AIDS Day, Dec. 1, with presentations and free HIV testing.

The Leavenworth County Health Department will conduct free HIV testing during the week of Dec. 1. Display tables with HIV/STD information will be set up at the Leavenworth branch of Kansas City Kansas Community College and University of St. Mary. On the night of Dec. 1, Kendra Knight of the health department will be conducting a HIV/STD program at St. Mary’s for the student body. The evening program will begin at 7 p.m. in the Maria Hall Auditorium.

Good Samaritan Project of Kansas City, Kan., will have free HIV testing for 100 people from 8 a.m. to noon Dec. 1. Free HIV testing is also available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday at the project’s offices, 630 Minnesota, Ste. 202, Kansas City, Kan.

Good Samaritan Project will be hosting a World AIDS Day workshop on Monday, Dec. 1, at Harbor Light Village, 6723 State Ave., Kansas City, Kan. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. The workshop will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Call (816) 778-0796 to register in advance for the workshop.

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