World AIDS Day is Dec 1; HIV/AIDS Awareness Week is Dec. 1-7

November 29, 2007

Nov. 29, 2007 — Did you know there are 18,000 people living in Virginia with HIV/AIDS? Or that Virginia ranks No. 10 in the nation for new HIV infections?

Be a leader... know the facts ... get tested... protect yourself. World AIDS Day is Dec. 1. Events include free HIV testing, memorial AIDS quilt viewing, movie nights and a candlelight vigil.

Saturday, Dec.  1
     Life Support, movie starring Queen Latifah
     Buford Middle School - 617 9th St SW, Charlottesville
     3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Free and open to the public
****Candlelight Vigil, ALC Copies, Barracks Road. Hosted by AIDS/HIV
Services Group,
     5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

Sunday, Dec. 2
     Movie Marathon - 3 Needles, Jeffrey, It's My Party, Life Support,
Chemistry building Room 204. Free and open to the public.
     3 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Monday, Dec. 3
     HIV Testing - UVA Conference Room, Main hospital (free & confidential)
     Lunch, t-shirts, and tote bags for those who are tested.
     10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Friday, Dec. 7
     Public High School Awareness Campaign

Events are hosted by: AIDS/HIV Services Group, Planned Parenthood Health Systems, Inc., U.Va.  Ryan White Program, U.Va. School of Nursing and U.Va. AIDS Service Awareness and

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