LA to DC: Three Week, 14 City Free HIV Testing Caravan Visits Hard-hit Southern US Cities; Arrives Washington, DC, on Saturday June 27th -- National HIV Testing Day
LOS ANGELES, June 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an effort to boost AIDS awareness and HIV prevention and testing efforts in some of the hardest hit regions of the United States, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the nation's largest non-profit AIDS organization, which currently operates the largest community-based HIV testing program in California, will kick off a three week, fourteen-city cross country HIV testing tour in one of its popular AHF/Magic Johnson Mobile HIV Testing Units. AHF is permanently relocating one of the mobile testing units from Los Angeles to Washington, DC, to provide free, easy-to-access rapid HIV testing in various neighborhoods throughout the nation's capital, where it was recently reported that the HIV prevalence rate has surged past 3% --- higher than in Lagos, Nigeria.
What: PRESS CONFERENCE, FREE HIV TESTING EVENT & SEND OFF -- AHF/Magic Johnson HIV Testing Van Begins Three Week, 14 City Southern US Testing Caravan
When: MONDAY, June 8th, 11:00 am
Where: AHF's Carl Bean House, 2146 West Adams Blvd., (2 blocks west of Western Avenue), Los Angeles CA 90018
Who: Blair Underwood, Actor/AIDS Advocate and Activist
Michael Weinstein, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF) President
Cynthia Davis, Assistant Professor, Medical Science Institute,
Whitney Engeran-Cordova, Director, Public Health Division
Azul Mares-DelGrasso, Field Services Manager, AHF PHD (Spanish language) & HIV testing counselors
B-ROLL: Two of AHF's Mobile HIV Testing Vans will be present for filming & photos:'/>"/>
|SOURCE AIDS Healthcare Foundation|
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