June 27 of each year celebrates National HIV Testing day. #NHTD2018
This day has been set aside as a day for people of all ages to “Take the Test, Take Control”.
In the United States, there are nearly 1.1 million people that are living with this and almost one in five do not know that they are infected with HIV.
Getting the test is the first step to find out if you have HIV.
If you were to test positive, there are steps that you can take to live a longer and healthier life and to help stop the spread of HIV to others.
These steps include getting medical care, HIV education and taking the proper medications regularly.
On National HIV Testing Day, there are testing sites open and mobile testing units set up throughout. For more information on National HIV Testing day and to finding a testing site in your area. Visit,
Did you know?
More than 1.1 million people in the United States are living with HIV, and 1 in 7 people don’t know they have it. The good news is you can help change this – spread the word about National HIV testing Day on June 27.
HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS. #HIVTestingDay
Many people with HIV don’t have any symptoms.
The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. https://gettested.cdc.gov/