The fight against HIV/AIDS begins with HIV testing. However, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in seven people in the United States infected with HIV do not know it. June 27 is designated National HIV Testing Day to encourage people to learn their HIV status. HIV medicines are available for those who test HIV positive. HIV medicines help people with HIV live longer, healthier lives and reduce the risk of HIV transmission.
CDC recommends that everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 get tested for HIV at least once as part of routine health care. People with risk factors for HIV should get tested more often.
Browse the links on this page to learn more about National HIV Testing Day and to find free, fast, and confidential HIV testing near you.
The U.S. Government Observes National HIV Testing Day