Free HIV and Syphilis Testing in Port Arthur this Saturday

Free HIV and Syphilis Testing in Port Arthur this Saturday

The Port Arthur Health Department is offering free HIV testing and complimentary blood pressure, blood glucose, cholesterol, and BMI/weight checks for National Latino HIV and AIDS awareness day Oct. 15.

Port Arthur Health Department (PAHD) said in a release that those who attend “will receive your results in minutes instead of days or weeks.”

“We must encourage testing so that you can know your HIV status and also commit to a lifestyle of health and wellness,” PAHD said.

The organizers intend the event to raise awareness of HIV and AIDS, as well as other STDs. The department will also be providing information to the public and complimentary food and soft drinks. Participants may also enter drawings to win prizes. They event will be held from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 4500 Gulfway Drive in Port Arthur. Call (409) 960-6222 for more information.

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