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June marks National HIV Testing Day - and a spectrum of events for Chicago

June 2, 2015

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In honor of National HIV Testing Day on June 27, Chicagoland's Step Up. Get Tested., presented by Harmony, A WellCare Company, will host a monthlong series of events designed to engage the city and surrounding areas around HIV testing.

Step Up. Get Tested. started in 2012 as a collaborative to provide HIV testing in highly vulnerable communities, increase the amount of individuals who know their status and create a partnership for community-based organizations in Chicago. More information can be found at stepupgettested.com.

Events:

June 4, 1 – 1:45 pm
Launch Event Commemorating Chicagoland HIV Testing Collaborative’s Step Up. Get Tested. Campaign
James R. Thompson Center

June 5, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
“Testing Across Chicagoland” – SUGT Testing Kick-Off
FREE HIV and Hepatitis C Testing near CTA “L” Stations
• 18th & Paulina (Pink Line)
• Central & Lake (Green Line)
• Jeffrey & 71st Street (Red Line)
• Harvey Bus Terminal
• Humboldt Park @ Norwegian American Hospital

June 6, 1 – 6 p.m.
Fahrenheit Chicago Back2Basics Ball
Chicago Illuminating Company, 2110 South Wabash, Chicago, IL

June 7, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Fahrenheit Chicago Soul Music Festival in the Park
3900 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL

 

June 12, 19, 26, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
“Testing Across Chicagoland” on mobile testing Fridays
FREE HIV and Hep C Testing near CTA “L” Stations
• June 12: Wilson Redline
• June 19: Pulaski & Lake
• June 26: 47th & King

June 13, 4:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Markham Roller Rink, 16630 Dixie Highway, Markham, IL
“Youth Skate Party ages 13-20” Free skate rental for those who step up and get tested. Onsite Remote Radio Broadcast: Power 92

June 27, 3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
The Rink, 1122 East 87th street, Chicago, IL
“Youth Skate Party ages 13-20” Free skate rental for those who step up and get tested. Onsite Remote Radio Broadcast: Power 92

June 28, 10 a.m. 8 p.m.
Pride at Montrose meets Fahrenheit Chicago's Soul MusicFest
Cricket Hill, 4400 North Montrose, Chicago, IL

Categorized under Chicago and Prevention.

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