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Free HIV Testing Locations

Regular Testing Key in the Fight Against HIV/AIDS — Know Your Status

There are a number of free HIV testing sites across North Carolina and South Carolina. Many also offer testing for other STDs, as well as vaccines for hepatitis and HPV. Call for information on days, times and for information on all the services they offer.

PPSAT Charlotte to increase services

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic Moves to Larger Health and Education Center Near Uptown

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic’s (PPSAT) new health center will double its square footage with its move to a building just outside of Uptown Charlotte this summer.

Advocates descend on General Assembly

Carolinas News Notes

The NC HIV & AIDS Advocacy Day was held on March 12 in Raleigh, N.C. where patients, healthcare providers, community leaders, and advocates gathered for HIV Speaks on Jones Street 2019.

HIV-positive status up in 2018

Carolinas News Notes

In 2018, Palmetto Community Care (PCC) tested almost 1,700 people for HIV, recording 23 new HIV-positive cases. That number was up from 20 new HIV-positive cases in 2017.

Post Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP)

What it is and how it is used to combat contracting HIV

PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) means taking HIV medications or antiretroviral medicines (ARV) after being potentially exposed to HIV to prevent becoming infected.

Free HIV testing locations

Keeping up on HIV/AIDS status with regular testing key component in the fight against HIV/AIDS

There are a number of free HIV testing sites across North Carolina and South Carolina. Many also offer testing for other STDs, as well as vaccines for hepatitis and HPV.

Preventive care key to women’s health

Wellness, cancer screening, STI testing, treatment and education among priorities at PPSAT health center

Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSAT) plays a crucial part in creating social capital in Charlotte, N.C. by providing high quality preventive care, sex education programs and access to healthcare for more than 5,000 men, women and teens.

Regional: Rosendahl Post, Test-a-Thon

Carolinas News Notes

Dr. Todd Rosendahl has been appointed by Gov. Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Youth Advisory Council and Triangle Empowerment Center and Duke Health are holding their “Warmth from the Heart” Test-a-thon across North Carolina.