Free, confidential HIV testing available Friday at downtown establishment

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TOLEDO, Ohio — The University of Toledo Medical Center is hosting a free HIV screening event Friday at a downtown Toledo establishment.

The event will be held from 9 p.m. to midnight at Georgjz419 on Adams Street. Testing will be done with a finger prick and results will be delivered in about 20 minutes.

“National HIV Testing Day is a great opportunity to encourage everyone to test, as it empowers you to make decisions about your health,” said Katie Himich, program director at the UTMC Care Clinic. “Testing negative might mean connecting to HIV prevention opportunities like PrEP. We can connect you with care and treatment options if you test HIV positive.”

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