PLANNED PARENTHOOD TO OFFER FREE RAPID HIV TESTING FOR WORLD AIDS DAY
For Immediate Release: Nov. 29, 2017 (Updated: Nov. 29, 2017, 7:01 p.m.)
DENVER, CO— On December 1, 2017, in recognition of World AIDS Day, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains (PPRM) will continue their commitment to raising awareness of HIV and AIDS across their four-state region. Complimentary testing will be available at seven health centers throughout the day.
“As a leader in the field of HIV prevention, PPRM is committed to implementing and expanding access to HIV testing and PrEP services. PPRM recognizes this unique moment in time where on this World AIDS Day 2017, and we are in a position to help end HIV. We stand in solidarity with the communities we serve, and renew our promise to be strong allies in the fight,” said Martin Walker, Director of HIV Programs, Planned Parenthood of the Rocky Mountains.
On December 1, Planned Parenthood will offer free HIV testing at seven health centers across the organization’s four-state region. Participating sites include: Salida, Colorado Springs, Greeley in Colorado, Flamingo and Charleston in Las Vegas, and Farmington and Santa Fe, New Mexico.
This is the fifth consecutive year PPRM will participate in this campaign. PPRM works tirelessly to train current and new volunteers to be able to provide HIV education and testing which increases PPRM’s capacity to serve every patient who seeks an answer to their HIV status.
For more information about the program and testing locations, telephone 1.800.230.PLAN, visit us online at www.pprm.org.