Waco (KWKT) — This Friday is Nation HIV Testing Day and the McLennan County Public Health District is offering free rapid HIV tests.
The event will be held June 27 from 9:00 a.m- 3:00 p.m in the McLennan County Public Health District building located at 225 W Waco Dr.The testing is free,confidential and takes about a minute to complete.
The health district says, 1 out of 5 people who test positive for HIV had no idea they have the virus.
"They can go twenty years without any idea and they can be spreading it to other people." Says Raylene Silver, Risk Reduction Specialist with the McLennan County Public Health District.
The district will also hand out $10 dollar gift cards while supplies last.
For more information on HIV Testing please call 254-750-5499 or visit
225 W Waco Dr, Waco, TX 76707