Free HIV Testing Available In Kentucky

Several agencies across Kentucky are again offering free HIV testing at various sites over the next week to coincide with National HIV Testing Day on June 27. Kentucky HIV prevention coordinator Dennis Wheatley says despite the development of a simple test and public outreach efforts, many people with HIV don’t know they’re infected. “If you… Continue reading Free HIV Testing Available In Kentucky

HIV/AIDS Conference Held in Louisville

An HIV/AIDS conference is underway this week in Louisville.   Health care and social service professionals in Kentucky are meeting in Louisville this week to network and plan ways to better educate the public about HIV and AIDS. Cabinet for Health and Family Services spokesperson Beth Fisher says the summit involves a large cross section… Continue reading HIV/AIDS Conference Held in Louisville

AIDS Walk Set For This Weekend

The 16th annual AIDS Walk will be held Sunday in downtown Louisville. Organizer Brad Hampton this is Kentucky’s largest annual HIV/AIDS fundraising and awareness event, but contributions have dropped off by more than 40% since 2001. Meanwhile, the number of H-I-V/AIDS patients has sharply increased. “We have had remarkable success with medical treatment and medications… Continue reading AIDS Walk Set For This Weekend