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||National Black HIV/AIDS Day
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Feb. 7 is National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day. Related events include:
— On Feb. 5, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., the Chicago HIV/AIDS Caucus, EASE, and First Church of Deliverance HIV/AIDS & Substance Abuse Ministry will observe National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness and Information Day at First Church of Deliverance, 4301 S. Wabash in the Education building. Guest speakers include CDPH epidemiologist Yaa Simpson, Ida Byther-Smith, and Gregory Braxton. Contact Bruce Edwards at ( 773 ) 747-9645.
— On Feb. 7, from 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chicago Area HIV/AIDS Caucus, EASE, and the Let's Talk Let's Test Foundation, among others, will host an event at Chicago State University, 9501 S. King. There will be an HIV 101 presentation, the Bennett Williams Award presentation, poetry readings, and appearances by the producers and members from the cast of Kevin's Room I & II. Contact Michelle Watkins at ( 773 ) 233-5850.
— On Feb. 7, from 12 p.m.-3 p.m., Human Resource Development's Specialized Counseling will present a ceremony to commemorate the day at Liberty Baptist Church, 4849 S. King Drive. Guest speakers include Rev. Doris Green and Sanford Gaylord from the AIDS Foundation of Chicago. Call Aesha Williams at ( 773 ) 869-0300, ext. 472.
— On Feb. 7, the Chicago Department of Public Health STD/HIV Clinics will offer free HIV testing with the OraQuick® ADVANCE Rapid HIV-1/2 Antibody Test in observance of the day. Free testing will take place at the following locations and times: 31st Street Specialty Clinic, 530 E. 31st, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Roseland Specialty Clinic, 200 E. 115th, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; South Austin Specialty Clinic, 4958 W. Madison, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Uptown Clinic, 845 W. Wilson, 8 a.m. -4 p.m.; Englewood Specialty Clinic, 641 W. 63rd, 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Call ( 312 ) 747-0120.
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