St. Peter’s Community HIV Testing Day

HIV - AIDS Testing

The Risk Is Not Knowing – Get Tested!

Basseterre, St. Kitts – Nevis
March 21, 2011

The general public, particularly persons living in St. Peter’s and surrounding communities are invited to come and find out their HIV status and get additional free screenings including pap smears on Saturday, March 26, 2011 at the St. Peter’s Health Centre, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Screenings also include those for cholesterol levels, blood sugar and blood pressure levels.  This Community Testing Day is a collaborative effort between the National AIDS Secretariat and the Community Health Services of the Ministry of Health.  All screenings will be conducted by community health nurses who are also trained Voluntary Counseling and Testing Providers.  The staff of the National AIDS Secretariat will also be on hand to distribute HIV/AIDS material.

Residents of St. Peter’s and surrounding communities are therefore encouraged to go to the St. Peter’s Community Centre on Saturday, March 26, between 9:00 am to 1:00 p.m. to get their free screenings.  All information is strictly confidential.

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