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June 27

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) was first observed on June 27, 1995. NHTD is a day to encourage people to get tested for HIV, know their status, and get linked to care and treatment.

The 2018 theme is "Doing It My Way, Testing for HIV".

Event Planning Guide      Social Media Kit

Awareness Days Calendar Card (PDF 1.39 MB)

Read and Share These Stories

NHTD Instagram story Richard Wolitski
NHTD Instagram story Maria
NHTD Instagram story Chandi Moore
NHTD Instagram story Justin

Find HIV Testing and Other Services

HIV Prevention and Service Locator

Add the Locator to Your Site

Embed the HIV Testing Sites & Cares Services Locator in your site to connect your audience with HIV testing, housing and mental health services, and more.

Watch this video to learn how.

Get Involved

Together we are greater than AIDS

Get’s NHTD 2018 articles. Follow @HIVgov and use #HIVTestingDay, #NHTD, #DoingItMyWay and #HaciendoloAMiManera.

Share your Positive Spin story with #mypositivespin

Find free HIV testing at Walgreens stores in over 180 cities June 27, between 10 am – 7 pm (local time). For locations, visit this GTA page

Join this Thunderclap by June 27 at 10:30am (EDT).

Join the DoingIt Campaign

Share Your Story. Using #DoingItMyWay to share how or why you get tested for HIV.

#DoingItMyWay (#HaciendoloAMiManera), is a CDC social media campaign that makes HIV testing personable and relatable by highlighting how and why people make testing part of their lives.

Visit the DoingIt site to get the toolkit (PDF 7.6 MB), see the social wall and say why you’re Doingit.


The HIV Testing Sites and Care Services Locator - video

2018 posters, social media images and infographics are now available from CDC.

Add the logo to your site and materials.

Use the Badge Code:

<a href=""><img alt="National HIV Testing Day June 27" width="240" height="200" src="" /></a>

Use images from

  • branded NHTD logo: EPS (2.86 MB) PNG (74 KB)
  • HIV Testing & Care Service Locator: EPS (10.5 MB) PNG (842 KB)
  • Positive Spin: EPS (5.9 MB) PNG (386 KB)
  • Virtual Office Hours: EPS (8.1 MB) PNG (437 KB)

Watch and Read

act against aids

Watch and share the Doing It campaign videos.

Positive Spin is a series of real stories from real people about their unique experiences along the HIV Continuum of Care. Watch the trailer.

Follow CDC on Instagram. Read the Presidential message.

Learn about the Epidemic

learn about the epidemic

Read this study on intervals between HIV testing and the CDC web feature about NHTD 2018.

Check out on Instagram for stories for NHTD and about living with HIV.

Get basic information from about HIV prevention, testing and more.