Tag Archives: testing

Women and Girls: Get Free HIV Tests on March 8!

For National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, PPNYC’s Bronx Center is offering free HIV/AIDS tests to women and girls from 9am to 4pm on Monday, March 8 (as long as supplies last). No appointment needed. So come on in!

Today is World AIDS Day.

December 1 is World AIDS Day. Did you know? New York City is at the epicenter of the HIV/AIDS crisis: According to the New York City Department of Health, New York City’s HIV rates are more than triple those for the rest of the country. According to the CDC, a third of new AIDS cases […]

What you should have read, but might have missed, last week.

Here’s what was going on in the news last week: Telemundo Channel 47 interviewed PPNYC’s Haydee Morales on teen pregnancy and sex ed. PPNYC board chair, Diane Max, has a letter to the editor in the New York Times on the importance of Planned Parenthood health care clinics and health care reform. Time Out NY […]

Not afraid to be helpful: Fun ways to break the ice when asking someone their HIV status

As you already know, today is World AIDS Day. One of the hardest, yet most essential, things about dating in this day and age is getting up the guts to ask potential partners about their HIV status. So we’ve included some helpful ways to break the ice below: • Say “Look, I put clean sheets […]