Monthly Archives August 2014

National HIV Testing Day

Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) wants everyone to know their HIV status now. HIV/AIDS affects everyone in the community directly or indirectly. The numbers in the Palmetto state may surprise you. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control estimates that more than 15,771 people were living with HIV/AIDS as of December 31, 2013. Richland and Charleston counties rank number one and two respectively. On June 24th PALSS, the longest serving AIDS service organization in South Carolina, along with several community partners, participated in National HIV Testing Day 2014. This campaign helps reach millions of Americans at risk
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