HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius Statement for National HIV Testing Day 2013

Content From: Miguel Gomez, Director, AIDS.gov, and Senior Communications Advisor, Office of HIV/AIDS and Infectious Disease Policy, U.S. Department of Health and Human ServicesPublished: June 26, 20131 min read


Today, HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius released a statement recognizing the 19th annual observance of National HIV Testing Day (NHTD). We are grateful to the Secretary, who also worked with the HIV.gov team to record two video public service announcements promoting NHTD.

The first videoExit Disclaimer gives general information about the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the U.S.:

The second video Exit Disclaimerfocuses on the impact of the domestic HIV epidemic on women:

We join with Secretary Sebelius to encourage you to observe NHTD—and to take control of your health—by taking an HIV test! Please visit the HIV Testing and Care Services Locator to find an HIV testing location near you.