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The Day After World AIDS Day

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The Day After World AIDS Day

World AIDS Day is December 1st, but it is important to remember that HIV and AIDS are always with us, and today is the day to learn how to protect your health now and in the future. 

It's estimated that at least half of all new HIV infections in the U.S. are among people under 25, and the majority of young people are infected sexually. Prevention is the best defense against infection from HIV and other STI's. 

The University Health Services Health Education and Wellness Program is bringing you the most current information and resources about HIV and AIDS. Find information about the types of testing available and where you can get tested. Make a red ribbon to show your support for those living with HIV and AIDS.   

11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Campus Center Terrace
Information Tables
“Mini” Health Fair featuring information and resources about HIV and other sexually transmitted infections.  Information tables from
• Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD),
• Harbor Health, 
• MAP for Health (MASS Asian & Pacific Islanders) and
• Wayside Multi-Service Center

12 to 1 p.m. Campus Center Terrace
ABCD Workshop: Sexual Health Workshop

11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Campus Center 3540
Rapid HIV Testing
Harbor Health Services will be offering Rapid  HIV Testing where results come in 20 minutes.  This is accompanied with counseling to help to understand risk and harm reduction activities. 

4  p.m. Point Lounge Campus Center 3rd floor
Workshop/Presentation
Join us for an interactive presentation to learn more about HIV/AIDS and win great prizes!

 

For more information please contact Linda Jorgensen, UHS Health & Wellness Program at 617-287-5680

For disability-related accommodations, including dietary accommodations, please visit www.ada.umb.edu two weeks prior to the event.