World AIDS Day HIV Testing Events Scheduled

The Coastal Health District HIV Prevention Program has scheduled Free and Confidential HIV Testing Events in observance of World AIDS Day.

On Monday, November 21st at The Chatham County Health Department, 1395 Eisenhower Drive, testing will take place from 10 AM – 4 PM. Free frozen turkey for all who get tested, while supplies last. Limit one turkey per household. Must be 16 years of age or older to get tested.

On Thursday, December 1st, there will be a World AIDS Day Health Fair in Ellis Square, Savannah from 3 PM – 6 PM. World AIDS Day is commemorated every year on December 1st. This year’s theme, “Putting Ourselves to the Test: Achieving Equity to End HIV,” encourages people to unite globally to eliminate the disparities and inequities that create barriers to HIV testing, prevention, and access to HIV care.

Testing is confidential and results will be available in one minute. A follow-up visit will be scheduled for anyone who tests positive, and counseling will be made available to those individuals.

HIV testing is always free at all health departments in Bryan, Camden, Chatham, Effingham, Glynn, Liberty, Long, and McIntosh counties and available Monday through Friday – by appointment – during regular health department hours of operation. For locations and operational hours, go to

Anyone with questions about testing can call Diane DeVore at (912) 644-5828 or e-mail Diane.

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