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Free Rapid HIV Testing

By Renay Rouse

January 27, 2015

(Martin County, FL) – In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, the Florida Department of Health is offering a series of free rapid HIV testing events during the month of February. No appointment is needed and results are available in 15 minutes. All residents, 18 years or older can participate in the testing.

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day was established raise awareness of the virus in the African American community, a racial group most affected by HIV in the United States. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) show that Blacks make up only 12% of the U.S. population, but have had nearly half of the all new infections of the United States.

Free HIV Rapid Testing


• February 6 • Friday • 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
FL. Dept. of Health, Martin • 3441 SE Willoughby Blvd.

• February 20 • Friday • 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Taylor Grocery ▪ 610 SE 10th St.


• February 17 • Tuesday • 8:30 - 11:30 /1:00 -3:00 pm
FL. Dept. of Health, Martin • 16401 SW Farm Rd.