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Free HIV testing in Nassau

U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to

U.S. experts cite indifference, lack of access to care Credit: HealthDay

Planned Parenthood of Nassau County is offering free HIV testing to men and women this week in recognition of World AIDS Day.

Free on-the-spot HIV testing, with results available in 20 minutes, counseling and prevention education will be provided at several locations:

* Today at the New York Institute of Technology, Northern Boulevard and Valentines Lane, Old Westbury, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

* Tomorrow at Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County, Inc., 281 Babylon Tpke., Roosevelt, 3 p.m. to 4:15 p.m.

* Thursday at Adelphi University’s Hagedorn Hall, 1 South Ave., Garden City, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

World AIDS Day is celebrated yearly around the world on Dec. 1 to raise awareness about HIV/AIDS. The day is an opportunity to encourage progress in HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment and care in high-prevalence countries and around the world.

For more information about PPNC’s services and programs, visit or call 516-750-2500.

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