Youth Remain Under-Screened For HIV

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Columbus Public Health and Walgreens will offer free HIV testing through Saturday.(Photo: flickr: Raul P)
Columbus Public Health and Walgreens will offer free HIV testing through Saturday.(Photo: flickr: Raul P)

The number of people living with HIV and AIDS continues to increase. Health officials say testing and early treatment is key to keeping people alive.

As part of National HIV Testing Day, Columbus Public Health teamed up Walgreens to offer free testing.

Columbus Public Health’s Director of Sexual Health Promotion Audrey Regan spoke with WOSU about the current trends and history of HIV testing.

Free Testing Times and Hours:

Friday, June 27, 2014 from 3-7 p.m.

Saturday June 28, 2014 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m

Walgreens locations:

3583 E. Broad Street, Columbus

1492 E. Broad Street, Columbus

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