Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR) is participating in two World AIDS Day observances this Friday, November 30th and Saturday, December 1st.
On Friday, November 30th, Planned Parenthood will be providing free HIV testing and prevention counseling at a World AIDS Day event hosted by State Representative G. A. Hardaway and Mayor AC Wharton at Memphis City Hall.
What: Free HIV testing and prevention counseling for Memphis employees
Where: Memphis City Hall, 125 N. Main Street
When: Friday, November 30th, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
On Saturday, December 1st, Planned Parenthood will be providing free HIV testing and prevention counseling at the Faith and AIDS Conference at Christ Missionary Baptist Church.
What: Free HIV testing at the Faith and AIDS Conference
Where: Christ Missionary Baptist Church, 480-494 S. Parkway E. Memphis
When: Saturday, December 1st, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
The Faith and AIDS Conference is free and open to the public. To register, go to http://faithandaids.eventbrite.com or call Christ Missionary Baptist Church at 901-948-9786.
Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region is a leading agency in HIV education and prevention services in the Mid-South. PPGMR was the first organization in Memphis to begin providing community-based rapid HIV testing and employs three “I Know” HIV Prevention and Counseling Master Trainers who train more new community-based testing and prevention counselors every year than any other agency in the Mid-South.
PPGMR offers free and confidential HIV testing without an appointment to men, women and adolescents at its health center at 2430 Poplar Avenue during regular health center hours. For more information about Planned Parenthood’s HIV testing and other services, call 901-725-1717.
Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.
Director of Community Affairs
November 29, 2012