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HIV and AIDS Events Start Wednesday

Posted by linyuer on Nov 30, 2010 6:32:48 PM

beats by dre At 9 a.m. Wednesday, Friends-Together and Florida Southern College  start their annual World AIDS Day program at Nina B. Hollis Wellness  Center Gym at FSC in Lakeland. More than 250 HIV facts-and-statistics monster beats posters will be placed around the three mile walk of Lake  Hollingsworth. Volunteers will offer free confidential HIV/AIDS  counseling, testing and education services until 3 p.m.      Through September 992 were believed to be living with AIDS in Polk  County. There are 651 listed as living with HIV, infection with the  virus causing AIDS, some of whom may also be included in the AIDS  count.Cumulatively since the mid-1980s, 2,133 AIDS monster headphones cases in adults and children had been reported through  September.Despite intensive outreach efforts, some people aren't  diagnosed until late in the disease, said Kat Rittichaikul, Area 14  HIV/AIDS surveillance coordinator.      Testing, a candlelight vigil and advice on a variety of health issues  are scheduled this week dr dre beats as part of an expanded commemoration of the 21st anniversary of World  AIDS Day.Wednesday is the actual day, but events also are scheduled  Thursday and Saturday. Organizers want to promote human rights, educate  people, prevent new infections, reduce discrimination and help people  with HIV live with their disease hip hop beats.

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