First observed on June 27, 1995, National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.
The 2020 theme -- “Knowing” -- focuses on knowing’s one HIV status, and recognizes new ways to take an HIV test, and reflects that we can continue the momentum toward Ending the HIV Epidemic: A Plan for America.
“Knowing” can mean knowing about treatment options and understanding prevention options, including PrEP, which is available through the Ready Set PrEP Program.
This year self-testing is an option when facility-based services and in-person contact are limited.
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- The Kelly Wright Show airs two segments on HIV prevention in Black communities. (June 25 and June 26 at 6:00 PM).
- The Cut Life hosts a virtual HIV testing party on Instagram (June 27 at 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM)
- The Honey Pot founder, Beatrice Dixon, hosts an Instagram Live discussion on HIV testing and sexual health. (June 27 from 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM)
- NHTD logo: English PNG (73 KB) Espanol PNG (63 KB)
- HIV.gov branded NHTD logo: EPS (2.86 MB) PNG (74 KB)
- HIV Testing & Care Service Locator: EPS (10.5 MB) PNG (842 KB)
- NHTD graphics from Greater Than AIDS.
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