PALSS Tests More Than 150 Clients On National HIV Testing Day PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 05 July 2013 08:41

On June 27th 2013, Palmetto AIDS Life Support Services (PALSS) coordinated the free and confidential testing of 158 clients on National HIV Testing Day at their facilities at 2638 Two Notch Road, Suite 108 in Columbia, SC.

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control estimates that more than 15, 144 people are living with HIV/AIDS as of December 31, 2011.  Richland and Charleston counties rank number one and two respectively.  PALSS, the longest serving AIDS Service Organization in South Carolina, joined several other community partners is participating in National HIV Testing Day.  This campaign helps reach millions of Americans at risk for HIV infection with the message that it’s better to know and  to reduce the stigma of being tested for this preventable disease.

For more information on services offered by PALSS,  please contact Dean Edwards at 803-779-7257 or

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