More than 1.2 million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 7 (14%) are unaware of their infection.(AIDS.gov, 2014)
By race, blacks/African Americans face the most severe burden of HIV. (AIDS.gov, 2014)
In the United States, people who get syphilis, gonorrhea, and herpes often also have HIV, or are more likely to get HIV in the future.(CDC, 2015)
More than 360,000 American deaths in 2013 included high blood pressure as a primary or contributing cause. That is almost 1,000 deaths each day. (CDC, 2015)
In honor of National HIV Testing Week, MOC will be hosting a Free HIV, STD, and Blood Pressure Screening Health Fair at the Boys & Girls Club of Alachua County (1100 SE 17th Dr. Gainesville Fl) from 11am-3pm on Saturday, June 27th. Don’t wait to get tested, come visit the bus!