Health Initiatives Hosts FREE HIV Testing Clinic

Health Initiatives will host a FREE HIV testing event on Tuesday, April 10th from 12pm-4pm in the Piedmont room (located in the Student Center under the Student Engagement office). The AIDS Healthcare Foundation will provide free HIV tests to all Georgia Tech students, faculty, and staff at no charge. Testing will be performed using the INSTI® test, which gives results in under one minute. In addition, Health Educators will be there to provide information about healthy relationships and healthy sexual decision making and safer sex supplies.

HIV testing contributes to maintaining a strong and healthy relationship, especially between sexual partners. “Open and honest communication and mutual respect are important aspects of a healthy relationship”, explained Health Initiatives health educator Sarah Morales.  “Getting tested together facilitates dialogue and builds trust between you and your partner,” she continued. “Qualities like trust, honesty, and fairness are essential to maintain a healthy relationship. Getting tested together brings out these qualities in your relationship.” Creating and maintaining healthy relationships adds to your overall health and well-being and helps you stay smart and happy!

If you are unable to attend this clinic there are other opportunities for you to get tested on campus. Stamps Health Services provides low cost testing to students/eligible spouses. To schedule an appointment to get tested, please contact Women’s Health at 404.894.1434. It’s the responsibility of all people who choose to be sexually active to understand their status and protect their partners. The only way to know your status is to get tested.  For additional information, contact Health Initiatives at healthy@gatech.edu.

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