National HIV Testing Day
From the Desk of Tishawn Marie
On June 27, 2015, in honor of National HIV Testing Day, Celestial Caring Enterprises and our client, Essence Bestselling Author, Tia Hines encourages you to get tested for HIV. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) that causes AIDS.
The only way to know if you have HIV is to get tested. Many people with HIV don’t have any symptoms. In the United States, 1 in 7 people living with HIV don’t know they have it.
Even if you don’t feel sick, getting early treatment for HIV is important. Early treatment can help you live a longer, healthier life. Treatment can also make it less likely that you will pass HIV on to other people.
Am I at risk for HIV?
HIV is spread through some of the body fluids, semen (cum), vaginal fluids, and breast milk. HIV is passed from one person to another by:
Free HIV testing is also available at some testing centers and health clinics.
"HIV does not discriminate!" ~ Tia Hines.
For more information, please review our
June 2015 Newsletter featuring Tia Hines.
Photo Credit: Daniel Irvin